Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 150,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

A Visit From Saint Nicholas

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1862
Language: English
Wordcount: 1,683 / 12 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 43.1
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 329
Added to site: 2005.12.24
mnybks.net#: 12382
Genre: Poetry
Excerpt

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse;
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there;
The children were nestled all snug in their beds,
While visions of sugar-plums danced in their heads;
And mamma in her kerchief, and I in my cap,
Had just settled our brains for a long winter's nap--
[Illustration]
When out on the lawn there rose such a clatter,
I sprang from my bed to see what was the matter,

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 150,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Kiersten Modglin
When Kiersten Modglin is not watching Netflix or curling up with a good book she enjoys writing psychological suspense in which she explores the darkest parts of human nature and the inner workings of twisted minds. Her novel, "If It Walks Like a Killer", is no exception. As our Author of the Day, Modglin reveals what inspired her to make seemingly happily married college sweethearts the center of her story and gives us some insights in her writing process.
Read full interview...