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TO THE FIR TREE

TO THE FIR-TREE

FROM THE GERMAN

O Fir-tree green! O Fir-tree green!
   Your leaves are constant ever,
Not only in the summer time,
But through the winter's snow and rime
   You're fresh and green forever.

O Fir-tree green! O Fir-tree green!
   I still shall love you dearly!
How oft to me on Christmas night
Your laden boughs have brought delight.
O Fir-tree green! O Fir-tree green!
   I still shall love you dearly.



THE MAHOGANY-TREE

Christmas is here;
Winds whistle shrill,
Icy and chill.
Little care we;
Little we fear
Weather without,
Sheltered about
The Mahogany-Tree.