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First Line: Though almighty, far from me
Last Line: In our hearts, a prisoner.
Alternate Author Name(s): Father Tabb
Subject(s): Christmas; Nativity, The


Though Almighty, far from me,
Little Babe, you cannot be;
If perchance you get away,
Back you come on Christmas-day,
And we children hold you here
In our hearts, a prisoner.





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