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Slide set: The gambler's wife (song: W. Rider & Co., 8 slides, 1894)

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Slide 1
The room, each hour, doth surely grow more chill
Slide 2**
But see! she startled rises! now she stands
Slide 3
And at the narrow mantelpiece she glances
Slide 4
Once more she sinks upon the hard old chair
Slide 5
She rests her arm against the dingy wall
Slide 6
Poor woman! now beside the cradle kneeling
Slide 7
Clasping him fondly to her loving breast
Slide 8
He kneels, and finds that he has come too late
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Lucerna ID  3001179

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 8 May 2024

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