Away in a Manger


Away in a Manger
Away in a Manger [Away in a Manger]
a ↑carol sung especially by children at church services at ↑Christmas. The first verse is: Away in a manger, no crib for a bed, The little Lord Jesus laid down his sweet head. The stars in the bright sky looked down where he lay, The little Lord Jesus asleep on the hay.

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  • Away in a Manger — is a religious Christmas carol first published in an 1885 Lutheran Sunday School book by James R. Murray (March 7, 1841 March 10, 1905), but the author of the first two stanzas is unknown. There are at least two major melodies for the song: one,… …   Wikipedia

  • Away in a Manger — (englisch; sinngemäß übersetzt: ‚fernab in einer Futterkrippe‘) ist ein englischsprachiges Weihnachtslied. Der Text bestand ursprünglich nur aus den ersten beiden Strophen, deren Autorenschaft unbekannt ist, und wurde erstmals 1885 in einem… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Away in a Manger — a carol sung especially by children at church services at Christmas. The first verse is: Away in a manger, no crib for a bed, The little Lord Jesus laid down his sweet head. The stars in the bright sky looked down where he lay, The little Lord… …   Universalium

  • Away in a Manger — Away in a Man|ger a popular Christmas ↑carol (=a traditional religious song) , sung especially by children …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Manger (disambiguation) — A manger is a trough or box of carved stone or wood construction used to hold food for animals. Manger may also refer to: People Albert Manger, American weightlifter Itzik Manger, Yiddish writer Josef Manger, German weightlifter Rosi Manger,… …   Wikipedia

  • Manger — For other uses, see Manger (disambiguation). Nativity at Night by Geertgen tot Sint Jans, c. 1490, after a composition by Hugo van der Goes of c. 1470. Sources of light are the infant Jesus, the shepherds fire on the hill behind, and the angel… …   Wikipedia

  • Manger, Norway — Manger kommune   Former Municipality   Manger Church Country Norway …   Wikipedia

  • The Dog in the Manger — The story and metaphor of The Dog in the Manger derives from an old Greek fable which has been transmitted in several different versions. Interpreted variously over the centuries, it is used now of those who spitefully prevent others from having… …   Wikipedia

  • Pret a Manger — [Pret a Manger] (also Pret) any of a chain of sandwich shops started in London in 1986 by Julian Metcalfe and Sinclair Beecham, which sell sandwiches freshly made in the shops, as well as drinks and other snacks that customers can eat in the shop …   Useful english dictionary

  • A dog in the manger — Dog Dog (d[o^]g), n. [AS. docga; akin to D. dog mastiff, Dan. dogge, Sw. dogg.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A quadruped of the genus {Canis}, esp. the domestic dog ({Canis familiaris}). Note: The dog is distinguished above all others of the inferior animals… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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