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CHRISTMAS BELLS
HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW

I heard the bells on Christmas Day
Their old, familiar carols play,
And wild and sweet
The words repeat
Of peace on earth, good will to men!

And thought how, as the day had come,
The belfries of all Christendom
Had rolled along
The unbroken song
Of peace on earth, good will to men!

Till, ringing, singing on its way,
The world revolved from night to day,
A voice, a chime,
A chant sublime
Of peace on earth, good will to men !

NOTES AND QUESTIONS
For Biography see page 344.
Discussion. 1. Who is speaking in this poem? 2. What words describe the sound of the bells? 3. What words do these bells repeat? 4. Who "thought how, as the day had come," etc.? 5. What day is meant? 6. In what sense is it an "unbroken song"? 7. Why does the poet say "rolled"? 8. What does the second stanza tell you? 9. What is meant by "revolved from night to day"? 10. Find in the Glossary the meaning of: carols; belfries; chime.

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