It came upon the midnight clear
Source: Singing the Faith: 205
Words: Edmund Sears
Music: “Noel” Trad arr Arthur Sullivan
Metre: 86.86.D. Double Common Metre
Correction to words: v4, line 5 – delete comma at end of line
Read more about the background to Edmund Sears’s words in Mark Woods’ Stories behind the hymns – why they matter.