Night Before Christmas

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n.1.The popular name for a poem by Clement Clarke Moore titled A Visit from St. Nicholas, a popular poem with the theme of St. Nicholas (Santa Claus) coming to bring gifts to children on Christmans eve.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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A small and humble dwelling was prepared for his family, and the divine had made his appearance in the place but a few days previously to the time of his introduction to the reader, As his forms were entirely new to most of the inhabitants, and a clergyman of another denomination had previously occupied the field, by engaging the academy, the first Sunday after his arrival was allowed to pass in silence; but now that his rival had passed on, like a meteor filling the air with the light of his wisdom, Richard was empowered to give notice that “Public worship, after the forms of the Protestant Episcopal Church, would be held on the night before Christmas, in the long room of the academy in Templeton, by the Rev.
While the shortest book on the shelf may look appealing, bear in mind Clement Clarke Moore's'The Night Before Christmas' isn't as long as you think it is (it's only 475 words), and makes for some lovely festive reading.
Jill Wright, service co-ordinator at Upper Nithsdale Family Service, said: "We are very grateful, once again, to Night Before Christmas Charity Boxes for their extremely kind donation.
Perhaps now the best known and loved poem in English literature, "The Night Before Christmas" or "A Visit from St.
It is arguably Jim Carter who steals the show with a reading of Clement Clarke Moore's 'Twas The Night Before Christmas.
'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a grouch!
Jim Carter, who plays butler Charles Carson, performs a spoken-word version of T'was The Night Before Christmas.
MANILA -- "'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that St.
Moore's The Night Before Christmas. In fact, many can probably quote a few passages by memory, most notably the phrase "Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse." That is where Barbara Reid's inspired rendition of this beloved poem really comes to life.
Festive parties make the last Friday night before Christmas notorious as the busiest shift of the year for 999 teams.
AS the festive season approaches, The Journal Culture Club has teamed up with English Heritage to give you and your family the chance to enjoy a performance of 'Twas the Night before Christmas at Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens on December 18 or 19.
Since our brood ranges in age from kindergarten to junior high to high school, we opted for The Thomas Holiday Special ($145) to entertain the little guy and the Night Before Christmas ($390) for the older ones.