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In the Yule-Log Glow, Book I

Christmas Tales from 'Round the World

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1891
Language: English
Wordcount: 48,224 / 142 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 61.6
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 684
Added to site: 2006.06.30 14009

Edited by Harrison S. Morris

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e shepherds, all that winter night and day, now in one place, now in another, dwelled there with their sheep, and so they do yet to this day.

Now when Christ was born of the Virgin Mary for salvation of all mankind, then His Star, that was prophesied of Balaam and long awaited and looked for by the twelve astronomers on the hill of Vaws, at that same night and at that same hour, began to arise in the manner of a sun, bright shining; and so after, in the form of an eagle, it ascended above the hill of Vaws. And all that day in highest air it abode without moving, insomuch that when the sun was most hot and most high there was no difference in shining betwixt them.

But when the day of the Nativity was passed, the Star ascended up into the firmament, and it was nothing like to stars that be painted in divers places, for it had right many long streaks and beams, more burning and lighter than a brand of fire; and, as an eagle flying and beating the air with his wings, right so the streaks and beams o



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