CRD: Christmas Carol - Ring Out the Old, Ring in the New

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Dec 11, 2010, 11:27:12 AM12/11/10
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Words: Alfred Tennyson
Music: ?Waltham,? John B. Calkin
From: Guitar Picker (www.gospelmusic.tk)

Ring Out the Old Ring in the New

A E
Ring out the old, ring in the new,
A E
Ring, happy bells, across the snow;
A C#
The year is going, let him go;
A E A
Ring out the false, ring in the true.

Ring out, wild bells, to the wild sky,
The flying cloud, the frosty light:
The year is dying in the night;
Ring out, wild bells, and let him die.

Ring out the grief that saps the mind,
For those that here we see no more;
Ring out the feud of rich and poor,
Ring in redress to all mankind.

Ring out false pride in place and blood,
The civic slander and the spite;
Ring in the love of truth and right,
Ring in the common love of good.

Ring out a slowly dying cause,
And ancient forms of party strife,
Ring in the nobler modes of life,
With sweet manners, purer laws.

Ring out old shapes of foul disease;
Ring out the narrowing lust of gold;
Ring out the thousand wars of old,
Ring in the thousand years of peace.

Ring in the valiant man and free,
The larger heart, the kindlier hand;
Ring out the darkness of the land,
Ring in the Christ that is to be.

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