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Slide set: One winter night (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 9 slides, 1891)

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Slide 1
Ragged, wretched, worn and weary, / Come the casuals, creeping in
Slide 2
Here, through all the long night watches, / Want and woe can rest their heads
Slide 3
Look where lies a woman sleeping, / Moaning even in her rest
Slide 4
(Effect) Faint and footsore, broken-hearted, / Cold and hunger did their work
Slide 5
(Effect) And he cried, 'O God, have mercy / On my darlings when I'm dead!'
Slide 6
Sits among the poor who worship / In the sittings labelled 'Free'
Slide 7
And a homeless creature totters / From God's temple with the rest
Slide 8
She is lost upon the moorland / Daylight's last faint glimmer fled
Slide 9
'Go, O baby dear!' she murmurs, / 'From my breast, all cold and dry'
Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905), 81
Lantern slide catalogue (Glasgow: J. Lizars, 1912), 44
Other references (2)
26 June 1891
25 July 1891
Lucerna ID  3002098

Record created by Richard Crangle and Lydia Jakobs. Last updated 7 September 2021

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