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Slide set: As I stand by the old church door (song: Bamforth & Co., 18 slides, 1908)

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Slide 1
Intro. with Title
Slide 2

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Slide 3

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Slide 4
The church bells ring a joyous peal, 'tis some one's wedding day
Slide 5
As salt tears to his old eyes steal, we hear him softly say
Slide 6
As I stand by the old church door, I can picture the days of yore
Slide 7
A beautiful bride nestles close to my side, while the bells tell of joys in store
Slide 8
At the altar again I stand, with the one I may see no more
Slide 9
In life's springtime he sailed away, and left a loving bride
Slide 10
For years, and years, ill-luck was ever turning fortune's tide
Slide 11
With hard-earned wealth he sails the foam, but no sweet wife is near
Slide 12
And empty is the dear old home, that's why these words we hear
Slide 13
As I stand by the old church door, I can picture the days of yore
Slide 14
Besides the church he lingers, till the secret journey ends
Slide 15
Besides the door a mossy mound, his look of anguish meets
Slide 16
His long lost bride at last he's found, and sadly he repeats
Slide 17
As I stand by the old church door, I can picture the days of yore
Slide 18
Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

Dan Lipton and C.W. Murphy, As I stand by the old church door (London: Feldman & Co., 1906)

Lucerna ID  3002599

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 November 2016

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