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Slide set: The trial of Sir Jasper (recitation: York & Son, 25 slides, in/before 1887)

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'Is it too late to save him? God, we pray / His guardian angel may not pass away'
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'Ten thousand devils haunt him day and night; / Haunt him alike in darkness and in light'
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'A common incident of blighted life: / Mourn for the wretched sufferers -- child and wife'
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'See the degraded wretch we picture here; / He blights the corn before it reach the ear'
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'The artist paints him -- lowest of the low: / Alas! Giles Jonson; 'twas not always so'
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'She may be welcomed by the Seraphim, / Where SINNERS PENITENT find pardoning grace'
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'And when the babe was dead / 'Twas 'accidental death' the jury said'
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'This happened in New Zealand: they had placed / A drunken Maori in the public stocks'
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'ENTER THE PRISON: see the good man there, / Who from the death-doomed sinner drives despair'
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'The artist saw this scene in London Square, / One night of snow, or nearer early morning'
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'Can you not guess what these pool-bubbles mean, / Though of the self-drowned woman nought is seen!'
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Other reference
Walter D. Welford and Henry Sturmey (compilers), The 'indispensable handbook' to the optical lantern: a complete cyclopaedia on the subject of optical lanterns, slides, and accessory apparatus (London: Iliffe & Son, 1888), 317

“A renowned temperance story or recitation.”

Lucerna ID  3000445

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 18 March 2021

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