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As sung in Dora at Selwyn's Theatre, Boston To Mrs. F.S Chanfrau Boston, published by Koppitz, Prüfer & Co. 30 West Cor. Mason Street New York: Wm. A. Pond & Co. Song and Chorus arranged by C. Koppitz Cover illustration signed J[oseph] E. Baker

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The first Nowell that the Angels did say,

Was to certain poor shepherds in field as they lay,

in fields where they lay, keeping their sheep,

in a cold winters night when the snow was so deep,

Nowell, Nowell, Nowell, Nowell,

Born is the King of Israel.

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