William Topaz McGonagall

Edinburgh / Scotland
William Topaz McGonagall
Edinburgh / Scotland
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A Tale Of Christmas Eve

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'Twas Christmastide in Germany,
And in the year of 1850,
And in the city of Berlin, which is most beautiful to the eye;
A poor boy was heard calling out to passers-by.
"Who'll buy my pretty figures," loudly he did cry,
Plaster of Paris figures, but no one inclined to buy;
His clothes were thin and he was nearly frozen with cold,
And wholly starving with hunger, a pitiful sight to behold.

And the twilight was giving place to the shadows of approaching night,
And those who possessed a home were seeking its warmth and light;
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Mahtab Bangalee 23 June 2020
Beautiful Tale of Christmas Eve Christmas comes always with greatest blessings to all- such as- And his brother, mother, and sisters had a happy Christmas eve; And he thanked the crowd and God that to him the money sent, .......superb poem is shared
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Ratnakar Mandlik 15 September 2019
A marvelous Christmas story related to a poor child and his struggle for survival and ultimate Christmas gifts showered on him.
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Walterrean Salley 27 November 2016
(A Tale Of Christmas Eve by William Topaz McGonagall.) **Great Christmas tale with a good moral.
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