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Slide set: Stony ground (story: Riley Brothers, 30 slides, 1909)

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Slide 1
Nora Wilman knelt down on the rug
Slide 2
One little girl seemed to listen
Slide 3
It was a murky night in November
Slide 4
David Middleton turned the key
Slide 5
He had lost his temper
Slide 6
He sat down to enjoy his misery
Slide 7
He told the clerk that nobody need wait
Slide 8
He walked slowly along the street
Slide 9
A small child of ten was staring up
Slide 10
'A parson, lassie?' he inquired
Slide 11
It was a frightfully low neighbourhood
Slide 12
Without a word the child turned
Slide 13
She led her companion along
Slide 14
The child stopped at the head of some
Slide 15
'Are you the clergyman,' he asked
Slide 16
You who tuck your little ones
Slide 17
A low, square room
Slide 18
There were three occupants
Slide 19
The woman turned from the fire
Slide 20
'Mother! Mother!' said a feeble voice
Slide 21
She lay covered by a ragged counterpane
Slide 22
He spread the handkerchief over the rough pillow
Slide 23
The child's eyes opened wide
Slide 24
'You love Him, don't you?'
Slide 25
'I shall be glad to go,' she gasped
Slide 26
'I wish I wa' goin',' said Victoria
Slide 27
He bent down and kissed the gutter girl
Slide 28
She put her arms round David's neck
Slide 29
'Will he love me an' all?' asked Victoria
Slide 30
The Chariot of God came to Nicholson's
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in stock of Riley Brothers, 1909-1914 (item ref. 1613)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

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

‘W. Rye Leigh’, Stony ground: a service of song (Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

Lucerna ID  3003188

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 December 2010

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