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Celebrations, 23 jan:
Pierre Bourgault Was born Pierre Bourgault.
Ernie Kovacs Was born Ernie Kovacs.
Stendhal Was born Stendhal.
Edouard Manet Was born Edouard Manet.
Was born M.n. Florian.
Nicolae Luca Was born Nicolae Luca.
Was born Corneliu Mircea.
Was born Florin Muscalu.
Commemorations, 23 jan:
Salvador Dali Has died Salvador Dali.
Anna Pavlova Has died Anna Pavlova.
Audrey Hepburn Has died Audrey Hepburn.
Florin Bratu Has died Florin Bratu.
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Authors
Alfred JarryGraham GreeneVasile SmarandescuRegina Maria a RomanieiPierre Choderlos de LaclosMark AmendViorel MarineasaKnut HamsunHenry JamesGeorge PruteanuAdelbert von ChamissoLouis Lazare HocheJohn BurroughsEzra Loomis PoundCharles Horton Cooley

The friendly beasts Jesus our brother, kind and good Was...

The friendly beasts

Jesus our brother, kind and good
Was humbly born in a stable rude
And the friendly beasts around Him stood,
Jesus our brother, kind and good.

"I," said the donkey, shaggy and brown,
"I carried His mother up hill and down;
I carried her safely to Bethlehem town."
"I," said the donkey, shaggy and brown.

"I," said the cow all white and red,
"I gave Him my manger for His bed;
I gave him my hay to pillow his head."
"I," said the cow all white and red.

"I," said the sheep with curly horn,
"I gave Him my wool for His blanket warm;
He wore my coat on Christmas morn."
"I," said the sheep with curly horn.

"I," said the dove from the rafters high,
"I cooed Him to sleep so He would not cry;
We cooed him to sleep, my mate and I."
"I," said the dove from the rafters high.

"I," said the camel, yellow and black,
"Over the desert upon my back,
I brought him a gift in the Wisemen's pack."
"I," said the camel, yellow and black

Thus every beast by some good spell,
In the stable dark was glad to tell
Of the gift he gave Immanuel,
The gift he gave Immanuel.

Carols United Kingdom


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