A little quiz for a Christmastime evening.
We’ve been looking at the Christmas section of our hymn book (New English Hymnal) and from a selection of the carols there we’ve chosen some lines. Can you say which carols the following lines come from?
Where misery cries out to thee, Son of the mother mild
Shadows of the past are gone with the advent of the Son
Nails, spear, shall pierce him through
Sea and forest, frost and zephyr, day and night their Lord adore
Fain we embrace thee, with awe and love
Heaven and earth shall flee away when he comes to reign
Now in mystic union join thine to ours, and ours to thine
Trace we the Babe, who hath retrieved our loss
Rejoice, ye vales and mountains, Ye oceans clap your hands.
And with his blood mankind hath bought
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