A Virgin Unspotted

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Description

Another rollicking go,Od time from colonial composer Billings, this time for Christmas. Vigorous and fun, alternating between 6/4 and 6/8 time.

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A Virgin unspotted,
by Prophet foretold,
Should bring forth a Savior
which now we behold,
to be our Redeemer
from death, hell and sin,
Which Adam's transgression
involved us in.

Chorus:
Then let us be merry,
put sorrow away
our Savior, Christ Jesus,
was born on this day.

God sent down an angel
from heaven so high,
to certain po,Or shepherds
in fields as they lie,
And made them no longer
in sorrow to stay,
Because that our Savior
was born on this day.

Then presently after,
the shepherds did spy
A number of angels
that sto,Od in the sky.
They joyfully talked
and sweetly did sing.
"to God be all glory,
our heavenly King.

to teach us humility
all this was done,
Then learn we from hence,
haughtry pride fro to shun.
A manger's his cradle,
who came from above,
The Great God of mercy,
of peace and of love.