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Cosy Thoughts

16 Novembre 2007 , Rédigé par ISobel Publié dans #Curiosités

Lez bizarreries du temps on fait résonner Loreena McKennitt particulièrement agréablement à mes oreilles ce matin.

Je m'en voudrais de ne pas partager cette ambiance hivernale alors que beaucoup entendent en ce moment même une pluie furieuse frapper à leurs vitres. Sutez sur le lien en Trackback pour entendre en extrait son réconfortant 'Comfort and Joy' dans le titre 'God rest ye merry, gentlemen'


 Nous avons, parfois, besoin d'un peu de confort...


God rest ye merry, gentlemen,
Let nothing you dismay
Remember Christ our Saviour
Was born on Christmas Day
To save us all from Satan's power
When we were gone astray.
O tidings of comfort and joy,
comfort and joy;
O tidings of comfort and joy!


From God our Heavenly Father
A blessed angel came
And unto certain shepherds
Brought tidings of the same
How in that Bethlehem was born
The son of God by name


"Fear not," then said the angel
"Let nothing you affright
This day is born a saviour
Of a pure virgin bright
To free all those who trust in him
From Satan's pow'r and might"


The shepherds at those tidings
Rejoiced much in mind,
And left their flocks a-feeding
In tempest, storm and wind
And went to Bethlehem straightaway
This blessed babe to find


But when to Bethlehem they came
Whereat this infant lay
They found him in a manger
Where oxen feed on hay
His mother Mary kneeling
Unto the Lord did pray


Now to the Lord sing praises
All you within this place
And with true love and brotherhood
Each other now embrace
This holy tide of Christmas
All others doth deface

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