Christmas Carols, Ancient And Modern

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When Herod in Jerusalem
Did reign in princely throne, Strange tidings then were brought to him Of a King lately born.
O cruel Herod, hard of heart,
Accursed mayst thou be, That slewest so many innocents That never harmed thee.
Which news did so his mind torment,
So strange a thing should be, That then amongst the Jews should reign
A greater King than he.
O cruel, &c. When he did then these tidings prove,
Most wickedly he will'd, That all males under two years old
Should presently be kill'd. .
O cruel, &c. Then did the Lord an Angel send
To Joseph where he lay, And bid him straight to Egypt go,
And bear the child away.
O cruel, &c.

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