Mary Lively said she thought I did not look very well – I looked “very bleak” in church last Sunday. I never heard this old word used in its original sense before.
Diary of Rev Edward Stevens
The Misses Lamb (Quakers) called this afternoon and gave me £1 towards the warming apparatus of the church on the ground that some of their tenants were church people.
EGYPT AS IT IS
On Tuesday next, Jan. 29, 1884,
Will be given at the NATIONAL SCHOOL, SIBFORD GOWER,
E. WORSDELL, ESQ., B.A.
“Egypt as it is: Recollections of a recent visit.”
The Lecture will be illustrated by
FIFTY SPLENDID DISSOLVING VIEWS,
Shown by powerful Lime-Light.
During the evening, an ARAB CHIEF and his Wife and AN EGYPTIAN FELLAH will be personated; also the howling DERVISHES will go through their weird performance
Chair to be taken at 7p.m. by the Rev. E. T. STEVENS, M.A.
ADMISSION, 3D. FRONT SEATS, 6D.
CHENEY, PRINTER, BANBURY
Mr. Worsdell, B.A. a friend of Mr. Oddie’s who was in Egypt a year or two ago – gave a lecture in school room on “Egypt and the Egyptians” illustrated with dissolving views. Mr. Oddie manipulated the lanterns. There was a good audience and a proportion of the profits were given to Mr. Woolgrove for the Church warming apparatus.
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