Listen to Good King Wenceslas song with lyrics from John Swanson

Good King Wenceslas

John Swanson22 Nov 2012

Good King Wenceslas Lyrics

Good King Wenceslas - John Swanson

Good king wenceslas losed out

On the feast of stephen

When the snow lay round about


Deep and crisp and even


Brightly shone the moon that night


Though the frost was cruel

When a poor man came in sight


Gath'ring winter fuel


Hither page and stand by me

If thou know'st it telling

Yonder peasant who is he

Where and what his dwelling


Sire he lives a good league hence

Underneath the mountain

Right against the forest fence

By saint agnes fountain


Bring me flesh and bring me wine

Bring me pine logs hither


Thou and i will see him dine

When we bear him thither


Page and monarch forth they went

Forth they went together


Through the rude wind's wild lament

And the bitter weather


Sire the night is darker now

And the wind blows stronger


Fails my heart i know not how

I can go no longer


Mark my footsteps my good page

Tread thou in them boldly


Thou shalt find the winter's rage

Freeze thy blood less coldly


Where his master's steps he trod

Where the snow lay dinted


Heat was in the very sod

That the saint had printed

Therefore christian men be sure

Wealth or rank possessing


Ye who now will bless the poor


Shall yourselves find blessing


***Lyrics are from third-parties***