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  • n. Plural form of carol.


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  • (CNN) – Hanukkah may last eight times as long, but when it comes to seasonal songs, Christmas tends to dominate by sheer volume - the list of Yuletide carols is enough to sustain radio stations for weeks, while the canon of high-profile Hanukkah holiday tunes would barely last past the first commercial break or two.

    Orrin Hatch does Hanukkah

  • Not all of the science to be found in Christmas carols is plant-related.

    An old chestnut, re-roasted

  • From one generation to the next, the joy of Christmas is carried forward as our inheritance through songs, hymns, and carols from the beginning of Christianity.

    Christmas Luncheon

  • To sing to us today, and to lead us all in carols, I am delighted to welcome the choir of the Bishop Strachan School, under the able direction of Mrs. Maureen Kolassa and accompanied by Kathy Syer.

    Christmas Luncheon

  • The next time we hear of carols is on December 21st, 1921 when again there was a Ladies 'Night and music was by the Boys' Choir of St. Simon's Church.

    Christmas Luncheon

  • The collection of recorded carols is also very poor.

    As I Please

  • As part of the tradition, the community sings traditional Latin American carols - stopping at various locations seeking "shelter." stories

  • For me the holiday stories that evoke the most vivid memories are the stories told in carols and Christmas songs, and the stories most often performed during the season — ’Twas the Night Before Christmas, and A Christmas Carol.

    The Holidays in Verse « Write Anything

  • In yesterday's Comment is Free, Theo Hobson identified that against which even Dawkins is not immune forgive the viral pun: it won't do to call carols beautiful but meaningless.

    Dawkins says 'Merry Christmas'

  • If the clergy persist in so confining it, they will no doubt in process of time evolve a number of new compositions which differ from ordinary hymns sufficiently to be called carols, but from which the peculiar charm of the carol has evaporated.

    From a Cornish Window A New Edition


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