little donkey, little donkey
on the dusty road
got to keep on plodding on
with your precious load

been a long time little donkey
through the winter's night
don't give up now, little donkey
bethlehem's in sight

ring out those bells tonight
bethlehem, bethlehem
follow that star tonight
bethlehem, bethlehem

little donkey, little donkey
had a heavy day
little donkey, carry mary
safely on her way


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    General Commentall biblical references.

    if you wanted to go deeper, you could say that by sympathizing with the donkey, boy least likely to is celebrating the incredible burdens we carry everyday as part of life that aren't talked about or romantized in stories or movies or music

    but yeah, biblical song.
    oh okon October 04, 2006   Link
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    General CommentWe used to sing this in primary school all the time. Even when it wasn't Xmas.
    airfix-fighteron December 22, 2006   Link

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