translated by James Chadwick, 1813-1882; French text
Angels we have heard on high,|
Sweetly singing o'er the plains:
And the mountains in reply,
Echoing their joyous strains.
|: Gloria in excelsis Deo! :|
2. Shepherds, why this jubilee?
3. Come to Bethlehem, and see|
Him whose birth the angels sing;
Come adore on bended knee
Christ the Lord, the newborn King.
4. See Him in a manger laid,
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