Who Wrote The Poem Everywhere, Everywhere,Christmas Tonight?

Phillips Brooks was the author of the“ Christmas Carol ” beginning “ Everywhere, everywhere, Christmas to-night.” Brooks was a Boston clergyman, having been rector of Trinity Church for twenty-two years before he was made Bishop of Massachusetts in 1891. He wrote “ Lectures on Preaching,” “ The Influence of Jesus,” several volumes of sermons, and many beautiful poems, of which the one mentioned was a general favorite.

Everywhere, everywhere, Christmas to-night!

Christmas in lands of the fir tree and pine,

Christmas in lands of the palm tree and vine;

Christmas where snow-peaks stand solemn and white,

Christmas where cornfields lie sunny and bright;

Everywhere, everywhere, Christmas to-night.

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