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Slide set: A drunkard, yet a man (song: Bamforth & Co., 12 slides, 1900)

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Slide 1
Slide 2
A drunkard stood in his cheerless home, in deep distress he seemed
Slide 3
At their hungry cry he turned around, their slender forms to scan
Slide 4
Remember, when he sorrows thus, he is a brother and a man
Slide 5
The mother wept, as well she might to see her husband's grief
Slide 6
'Oh, Father! who in heaven above hast all things in Thy span'
Slide 4 (rpt)
Remember, when he sorrows thus, he is a brother and a man
Slide 7
Her drooping head he sadly raised, he called her by her name
Slide 8
'Oh, God, this drink will drive me mad, I long to be set free'
Slide 9
'Be brave, my lad,' she faintly cried, 'You yet will be a man'
Slide 4 (rpt)
Remember, when he sorrows thus, he is a brother and a man
Slide 10
That good resolve was heard on high, and when the pledge was signed
Slide 11
And in temptation's darkest hour God's strengthening hand was near
Slide 12
'Dear Lord! keep near -- no drink I'll fear -- once more I am a man!
Slide 4 (rpt)
Remember, when he sorrows thus, he is a brother and a man
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1900-1914 (item ref. 1204)

in stock of Church Army, 1913 (item ref. LM 59)

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

W. Vause and Joseph W. Garland, ‘A drunkard, yet a man: temperance song or recitation’ in several compilations

People involved in slide production

CRUIKSHANK, George  (1792-1878) – creator of source image(s), slide 1


15 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001470

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 November 2016

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