THE SONG OF
THE HOLLY FAIRY

O, I am green in Winter-time,
When other trees are brown;
Of all the trees (So saith the rhyme)
The holly bears the crown.
December days are drawing near
When I shall come to town,
And carol-boys go singing clear
Of all the trees (0 hush and hear!)
The holly bears the crown!
For who so well-beloved and merry
As thr scarlet Holly Berry?