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Broadside ballad entitled 'The Light Of Other Days'


The Light of other days

Copies of this highly popular song can only be had in the Poet's Box, 6 St Andrew's Lane, Glasgow


The light of other days is faded,
And their glories past;
For grief with heavy wing hath shaded,
The hopes too bright to last,
The world with morning's mantle, clouded,
Shines forth with purer rays;
But the heart ne'er feels, in sorrow shrouded,
The light of other days.

The leaf which autumn tempests wither,
The birds which then take wing,
When winter's winds are past, come hither
To welcome back the spring.
The very ivy on the ruin,
In gloom full life displays;
But the heart alone sees no renewing
The light of other-days.

The Poet is happy to state, that he has added the following.
favourite songs to his already vast Collection, viz. :-

A New Song
The Land of the West
The Orange Defeat
The Jolly Rover
Jennnotte's ans. to Jeannette
The Emigrants Farewell to Ireland
Och Hey, Johnnie, Lad
Kirsty's Wedding
One Night of our Life's
The Perthshire Weaver
The Glasgow Regatta
Parody on the Land of the West
A Railway Hymn
Springfield Pleasure Excursion
Adkins Millennium
The king of the Killie Drapers
Answer to Kate and Alaggie's Wooing
The Greeenock Main Street Lassies
Gutta Percha
Irish Girl
The Chap that is always on the Beer
The Duntocher Roaring Publican
The Wee Toom House
Cullen's ABC
other Side of Jordan
The Gallant Shoemakers of Glasgow
Gartmore Braes
The Sights of Glasgow
Oh, Am not Myself at all
The Old Man Lame and Blind
Please, Sir, Just Call Back Again
Wait for the Waggon
Kitty Tyrell
Comet Star
It Doesn't Matter
Camlachie Burn
The Little Fat Grey Man

Containing 32 pages of closely printed matter.

THE information conveyed to all Lovers of Song in this
elegant little production is almost incredible-in fact, all
who have perused it have been struck with wonder and
astonishment. The POET'S poetical ''ADDRESS TO THE
WORLD AT LARGE," is alone worth ten times the money, not
to mention the vast amount of important matter which its
pages contain. It will be sent free, per post, to any part of
the three kingdoms, on receipt of Two Postage Stamps.

Saturday Morning, August 28, 1858,

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Date of publication: 1858   shelfmark: L.C.1269(165a)
Broadside ballad entitled 'The Light Of Other Days'
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