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Slide set: The biter bit (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 16 slides, 1905)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Intro with Title
Slide 2

no image available
Slide 3
In the green shady lanes they would wander along
Slide 4
When none were near with his arm round her waist
Slide 5
The license was purchased, the wedding ring bought
Slide 6
A letter there came from the bridegroom to her
Slide 7
The letter first screamed and then said 'Oh! the wretched '
Slide 8
As she calmed down she the letter read through
Slide 9
The lady smiled grimly, unlike some of the fair
Slide 10
My dear Mr. B., I your letter received
Slide 11
Mr. B. was delighted, he promised right there
Slide 12
The wedding day dawned, and the sun brightly shone
Slide 13
And now to the church comes the bridegroom
Slide 14
The bridegroom speaks up boldly her answer I will
Slide 15

no image available
Slide 16
Like you, my dear husband, I've altered my mind
Other related organisation

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1905-1914 (item ref. 1409)

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

C. King Proctor, ‘The biter bit’ in Short lantern readings 36 (1905)

Related slide set

see generic title The biter bit (generic set title – 2 different versions are known)

Lucerna ID  3001676

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 1 December 2008

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