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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The video kicks off with baker George Ross, reading his Doric version of Twas the Night Before Christmas.
After the break the audience is treated to The Depth of The Night, the famous Twas the Night Before Christmas and the eccentric Jabberwocky from Lewis Carrol's Through The Looking Glass.
TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS, AND THROUGHOUT CAMP LORE, NOT A SOLDIER WAS STIRRING, THERE WAS BARELY A SNORE.
Other special guests include Stafford Mayor Leonard Scarcella narrating Twas the Night Before Christmas, plus photo opportunities with Santa Claus and Mrs.
Twas the Night Before Christmas is a children's picturebook adaptation of the classic Christmas poem, with one important distinction - the poem has been edited to remove any references to Santa smoking tobacco.
QAS a child I loved the poem Twas the Night Before Christmas.
Twas the night before Christmas, and at Holmfirth Nick, The bobbies were busy, Every Dave, Sue and Rick.
Santa's reindeer were first named in A Visit From St Nicholas, better known by its first line Twas The Night Before Christmas, in 1823.
TWAS the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring.
It was all the fault of American Episcopalian minister Clement Clarke Mo ore, who composed the poem Twas The Night Before Christmas for his children.
And on social media, they did their own version of Twas The Night Before Christmas.