We Wish You a Merry Christmas

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We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Anonymous
"We Wish You a Merry Christmas" is a traditional English carol in which the carolers ask for a reward for singing. It is one of the only traditional holiday carols that makes mention of the New Year's celebration.

We wish you a Merry Christmas,
We wish you a Merry Christmas,
We wish you a Merry Christmas,
And a Happy New Year!

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Good tidings we bring
To you and your kin;
We wish you a Merry Christmas (or: Good tidings for Christmas)
And a Happy New Year!

Now bring us some figgy pudding,
Now bring us some figgy pudding,
Now bring us some figgy pudding,
And bring some out here!

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For we all like figgy pudding,
We all like figgy pudding,
We all like figgy pudding,
So bring some out here!

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And we won't go until we've got some,
We won't go until we've got some,
We won't go until we've got some,
So bring some out here!

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This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.