A Visit from St. Nicholas

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The original name for a poem by Clement Clarke Moore, popularly called titled The Night Before Christmans. It is a popular poem with the theme of St. Nicholas (Santa Claus) coming to bring gifts to children on Christmans eve. See Night Before Christmas in the vocabulary.

See also: Saint Nicholas

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And on Sunday Front Room Productions will be putting on a performance of 'Twas The Night Before Christmas.
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While McGovern is no stranger to singing (already releasing record as frontwoman of folk-country group Sadie And The Hotheads), it is arguably Jim Carter who is the star of the two CDs, when he closes the first disc with a reading of Clement Clarke Moore's 'Twas The Night Before Christmas.
It is arguably Jim Carter who steals the show with a reading of Clement Clarke Moore's 'Twas The Night Before Christmas.
While McGovern is no stranger to singing, it is Jim Carter who is the star closing the first disc with a read of Clement Clarke Moore's 'Twas The Night Before Christmas.
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Finally, for a little lighter reading, check out the Bodleian Law Library's series of posts on the Twelve (Legal) Days of Christmas, a classic, and another take on the 'Twas the Night Before Christmas theme from a family lawyer.
The five-minute clip was posted on the club's Facebook page on Christmas Eve under the title 'Twas the Night Before Christmas.
Nicholas'-which is better known by its first line, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas,' which was written in 1823 by the late American professor Clement Clarke Moore, to "save lives and avoid influencing new smokers," she claimed on her website.
uk 'TWAS the Night Before Christmas: This Saturday and Sunday, Belsay Hall, Castle & Gardens will be telling the story of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, based on the story of Saint Nicholas and his generous offerings to two young sisters.
has 18,000 sq ft of "winter" sculpted from blocks of ice, recreating 'Twas The Night Before Christmas from nativity scenes right down to the stocking hung by the chimney.