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25.12.03

In Die Natalis Domini

Correggio, Nativity (Holy Night), 1528-30, Gemäldegalerie, Dresden
Correggio, Nativity (Holy Night), 1528–30, Gemäldegalerie, Dresden

Image from Web Gallery of Art, created by Emil Kren and Daniel Marx

Merry Christmas to All!

Jesus, Jesus, rest your head,
You has got a manger bed.
All the evil folk on earth
Sleep in feathers at their birth:
Jesus, Jesus, rest your head,
You has got a manger bed.


John Jacob Niles (1892–1980)