It came upon the midnight clear,
that glorious song of old,
from angels bending near the earth
to touch their harps of gold:
"Peace on the earth, good will to men,
from heaven's all-gracious King."
The world in solemn stillness lay,
to hear the angels sing.
Tune Title: ST. URSULAFirst Line: O praise our great and gracious LordComposer: Frederick WestlakeMeter: CMDIncipit: 35431 32156 11272Key: G MajorSource: Hymns and Sacred Songs for the Year, Part I, 1863