393. Infant Holy, Infant Lowly

1 Infant holy,
Infant lowly,
For his bed a cattle stall;
Oxen lowing,
Little knowing
Christ the babe is Lord of all.
Swift are winging
Angels singing,
Noels ringing,
Tidings bringing:
Christ the babe is Lord of all.

2 Flocks were sleeping:
Shepherds keeping
Vigil till the morning new,
Saw the glory,
Heard the story,
Tidings of a gospel true.
Thus rejoicing,
Free from sorrow,
Praises voicing
Greet the morrow:
Christ the babe was born for you.

Text Information
First Line: Infant holy, Infant lowly
Title: Infant Holy, Infant Lowly
Polish Title: W Żlobie leży ktόż pobieży
Paraphraser: Edith M. G. Reed, 1885-1933
Meter: 44 7 44 7 4444 7
Language: English
Publication Date: 1986
Topic: Christmas; Christmas Season; Children's Hymns
Source: Polish Carol
Tune Information
Harmonizer: A. E. Rusbridge, 1917-1969
Meter: 44 7 44 7 4444 7
Key: G Major
Source: Polish Carol
Copyright: Harm. © Rosalind Rusbridge

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