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Lyrics, Legends and Lore of Christmas
Merry Christmas With Love

Alice Adamek

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Copyright 2012 Alice Adamek



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Table of Contents

Dedication
Introduction
Preface
The Story of Christmas
Christmas: St. Luke 2:1-14-
Mary Did You Know
Date of the First Christmas and Its Precursors
It Came upon a Midnight Clear
Advent
O Holy Night
The Word “Christmas”
The Date of Christmas
Come Thou Almighty King
The Nativity
The First Noel
Away in a Manger
Carols and Caroling
Come, All Ye Faithful
The Three Wise Men
Nativity Scenes
We Three Kings
Gifts
Charity
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Nutritious & Delicious Fruit Punch Recipe
St. Nicholas or Santa Claus
Jolly Old Saint Nicholas
Here Comes Santa Claus
Christmas Cakes
Christmas Cake Recipe
Oh! There's No Place like Home for the Holidays
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
Armenia
Pakistan
Spicy Beef Curry
Do You Hear What I Hear
The Candy Cane
Candy Cane Cocoa
I’m Getting' Nuttin' For Christmas
A Marshmallow World
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
Nigeria
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Lebanon
Silver Bells
Christmas Trees
Oh Christmas Tree
Jamaica
Mistletoe, Holly, and Ivy
The Holly and the Ivy
Deck the Halls
Hungary
Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire
Yule Log
Candles
Hong Kong
Christmas Bells
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
The True Story of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”
Almost Everyone Has Bells
Jingle Bells
Reindeer
'Twas the Night Before Christmas
A Visit from St. Nicholas
Christmas Seals
Greenland
I Saw Three Ships
Ship Legends
Greece
The Story of Three Christmas Trees
Scotland
Winter Wonderland
Wales
Changes in British Customs
Oh Little Town of Bethlehem
South America and Central America
Tropical Christmas Lemonade
The Twelve Days of Christmas
The Twelve Symbols and Their Meanings
Mexico
Merry Margaritas
Canada
Maple Sugar Pie
Tourtiere Recipe
Meatball Stew or Ragout de Boulettes
United States
Mele Kalikimaka
Tasty Christmas Float Recipe
The Christmas Tree
The Poinsettia
The Other Bethlehem
Ireland
Europe
Silent Night
England
Oh Come Oh Come Emanuel
A Story from England
What Child Is This
More from England
Ban on Christmas
Norway
God Rest ye, Merry Gentlemen
Germany
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
St. Nicholas Day
Christmas Vodka Infusion
France
While Shepherds Watch Their Flocks
Holland
Frosty the Snowman
Belgium
Sweden
Angels, from the Realms of Glory
Poland
Czech Republic
Russia
Gregorian and Julian Calendars
White Christmas
One of the Legends of Babushka
More about the Legend of Babushka
Hot Russian Drink
Up on the Housetop
Spain
Roscón de Reyes Recipe
Feliz Navidad
Italy
Bolognese Sauce Recipe
Béchamel Sauce Recipe
Nativity in Italy
Panettone Recipe
Angels We Have Heard On High
Ghana
Chicken Stew Recipe
Balkan Countries
Bulgaria
Ethiopia
Historical Celebration
Medieval Times
Romania
Star Carol
Romanian Sarmale Cabbage Rolls Recipe
Costa Rica
Chorizo and Potato Stew Recipe
Democratic Republic of the Congo
The Little Drummer Boy
Serbia and Montenegro
Yugoslavia
Joy to the World
The History of December
Kicker Fruit Punch
Hark the Herald Angels Sing
Denmark
Finland
It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas
Australia
Brazil
Sources
Countries
Legends
Recipes
Songs
About the Author

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