‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house not a creature was stirring no even that louse. . . y brother-in-law. . .
Well that’s not quite how the story goes. Here are the real words to A Visit from Saint Nicholas by Clement Clark Moore.
‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house
not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
in hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there. . .