Christmas carol

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Noun1.Christmas carol - joyful religious song celebrating the birth of ChristChristmas carol - joyful religious song celebrating the birth of Christ
religious song - religious music for singing
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Out in the garden stood a stately snow maiden, crowned with holly, bearing a basket of fruit and flowers in one hand, a great roll of music in the other, a perfect rainbow of an Afghan round her chilly shoulders, and a Christmas carol issuing from her lips on a pink paper streamer.
The Christmas carol, with its hammer-like rhythm, had fallen on his ears as strange music, quite unlike a hymn, and could have none of the effect Dolly contemplated.
In the course of the night the free trappers surrounded the lodge of the Pierced-nose chief and in lieu of Christmas carols, saluted him with a feude joie.
Chorus Theatre's adaptation of Dickens' classic morality tale A Christmas Carol at the Swan in the Rushes, Loughborough, was expertly and lovingly told by one actor, Andrew McWilliam (and a myriad of characters).
QUENTIN BLAKE'S A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Charles Dickens, Pavilion, hardback PS14.
This free program takes a close-up look at the literary genius of Charles Dickens, Englands most celebrated Victorian novelist, and explores the hidden history behind the authors 1843 Christmas classic novella, "A Christmas Carol.
THEATRE A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens In December 1853 Dickens chose A Christmas Carol for his first ever public reading in Birmingham's Town Hall.
But the girl's oft-quoted lament sums up the impact Dickens had thanks to his novella A Christmas Carol, published in December 1843 when he was only 31.
Creating a Christmas tradition has always been our intention in staging 'A Christmas Carol,'' he explains.
A COMICAL take on Dickens' A Christmas Carol will air on BBC One over the festive season.
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Directed by Keith Myers At the Albany Theatre from the 16 December 2016 - 2 January 2017 It's that time of year again