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The Holly and the Ivy

Christine Manderfeld, OSB

The Holly and the Ivy


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Lyrics

1.

The holly and the ivy,

when they are both full grown,

of all the trees that are in the wood,

the holly bears the crown.

The rising of the sun and the running of the deer,

the playing of the merry organ, sweet singing in the choir.

2.

The holly bears a blossom

as white as any flower,

and Mary bore sweet Jesus Christ

to be our sweet Savior.

The rising of the sun and the running of the deer,

the playing of the merry organ, sweet singing in the choir.

3.

The holly bears a berry

as red as any blood,

and Mary bore sweet Jesus Christ

to do poor sinners good.

The rising of the sun and the running of the deer,

the playing of the merry organ, sweet singing in the choir.

4.

The holly bears a branch

as sharp as any thorn,

and Mary bore sweet Jesus Christ

on Christmas day in the morn.

The rising of the sun and the running of the deer,

the playing of the merry organ, sweet singing in the choir.

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Indexes

Day: Season of Christmas Christmas (Days of)