What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
ain't arms will rest Art thou asked Chips beautiful better land Bilkey's Court bout bundle of chips buns cheerless Chips Baker Chips never Christmas Eve cold crept crutches dark dead door dream drunk Ebenezer and Chips Ebenezer's eyes face father feet felt Fern Cottage floor garden garret gentleman glad gone hands head heard heart heaven honest honest and truthful hope hungry Jesus comes Joe Wigley John Baker John Pearson knew landlord length listen little brother little fellow little Joe little Seth little waggon live look Manchester morning mother nice Old Ebenezer on'y pole star poor public house Robert round Salford Saviour seemed Seth thought Seth's singin singing sleep smile snow sound spect stairs straw street thou toffee trouble turned warm what's wind wintry wonder
Page 39 - To you in David's town, this day, Is born of David's line, The Saviour, who is Christ the Lord ; And this shall be the sign. 4 " The heavenly babe you there shall find To human view displayed, All meanly wrapped in swathing bands, And in a manger laid.
Page 32 - Art thou weary, art thou languid, Art thou sore distressed ? " Come to Me," saith One, " and coming, Be at rest ! " Hath He marks to lead me to Him, If He be my Guide ? " In His Feet and Hands are Wound-prints, And His Side.
Page 13 - Be present at our table, Lord. Be here and everywhere adored. Thy creatures bless, and grant that we May feast in Paradise with Thee.
Page 20 - All doubts and fears will vanish, When Jesus comes ; All gloom His face will banish, When Jesus comes. He'll know the way was dreary, When Jesus comes ; He'll know the feet grew weary, When Jesus comes. THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD. 137 He'll know what griefs oppressed me, When Jesus comes ; Oh, how His arms will rest me ! When Jesus comes.
Page 11 - Baker, as tinplate worker, could earn his thirty shillings a week without difficulty ; and Mary, by hiring a sickly baby, and going out begging from door to door, could easily earn another ten shillings ; whilst most weeks, by means of threats and abuse, they extorted several shillings from Chips and Seth. So that they managed to get drunk about every third day without much difficulty.