"Pineapple rock, lemon platt, butter scotch. A sugarsticky girl shovelling scoopfuls of creams for a christian brother. Some school treat. Bad for their tummies." (U8.1)
"Lozenge and comfit manufacturer to His Majesty the King." (U8.3)
"God. Save. Our. Sitting on his throne" (U8.4)
'God Save The King/Queen' is a patriotic song written and popularized in England in the 1740s, under George II. It is considered the national anthem of Great Britain, though it has never been made official by an Act of Parliament or a Royal Proclamation. Its first verse:
"God save our gracious King,
Long live our noble King,
God save the King!
Send him victorious,
Happy and glorious,
Long to reign over us;
God save the King!"
"sucking red jujubes white." (U8.4)
A jujube is a small, fruit-flavored jellied candy, sometimes medicated to soothe a sore throat - here advertised in The Gael (1903)
"A sombre Y.M.C.A. young man, watchful among the warm sweet fumes of Graham Lemon's, placed a throwaway in a hand of Mr Bloom.
Heart to heart talks.
Bloo... Me? No.
Blood of the Lamb.
His slow feet walked him riverward, reading." (U8.5)
"Are you saved? All are washed in the blood of the lamb. God wants blood victim. Birth," (U8.10)
"hymen, martyr, war, foundation of a building," (U8.11)
"sacrifice, kidney burntoffering," (U8.12)
"druid's altars." (U8.13)
"Elijah is coming." (U8.13)
"Dr John Alexander Dowie, restorer of the church in Zion, is coming.
Is coming! Is coming!! Is coming!!!
All heartily welcome.
Paying game." (U8.13)
"Torry and Alexander last year." (U8.17)
Reuben Archer Torrey (1856 - 1928) was an American evangelist, pastor, educator, and writer. Charles McCallon Alexander (1867 - 1920) was an American gospel singer. Torrey conducted worldwide evangelical campaigns between 1902 and 1906 with Charles Alexander as his song leader and Robert Harkness at the piano. The 1902 - 1903 tour included England, Scotland, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, China, Japan, and India. The 1903 - 1905 tour revisited many of the previous cities, with a five-month mission in London. This PC is from London (1903).
Reuben Archer Torrey (1856 - 1928) was born in Hoboken, New Jersey. He graduated from Yale University in 1875, and Yale Divinity School in 1878, and became a Congregational minister in Garrettsville, Ohio. There he married Clara Smith in 1879 and from 1881 to 1893, they had 5 children. After further studies of theology at Leipzig University and Erlangen University in 1882 – 1883, Torrey joined Dwight L. Moody in his evangelistic work in Chicago in 1889, and became superintendent of the Bible Institute of the Chicago Evangelization Society (now Moody Bible Institute), then in 1894 pastor of the Chicago Avenue Church (now The Moody Church). In 1898, Torrey served as a chaplain with the YMCA at Camp Chicamauga during the Spanish-American war. In 1902 – 1906, joined by Alexander as a gospel singer, he preached worldwide, including Great Britain, China, Japan, Australia, and India. In 1906 – 1907 Torrey continued touring in America and Canada. In 1912, he became Dean of the Bible Institute of Los Angeles (now Biola University) and in 1915, pastor of the Church of the Open Door, Los Angeles. His last evangelistic meeting was in Florida in 1927. Further meetings were cancelled due to his failing health. He died at home in Asheville, North Carolina in 1928. He left a legacy of some 75 books.
Charles McCallon Alexander (1867 - 1920) was born in E. Tennessee. He studied music at Maryville University and became a Professor of Music. He attended Moody Bible Institute 1892 - 1894, then toured with the M. B. Williams revival campaign. Between 1902 and 1906, he joined the evangelical tours of Dr. R. A. Torrey. In 1904, he married Helen Cadbury (daughter of the Cadbury Chocolate Company president) and she joined the tours as a women's worker. In 1907, Alexander launched with evangelist John Wilbur Chapman the 'Chapman-Alexander Simultaneous Campaign.' They assembled a team of evangelists and songleaders and held their first campaign in Philadelphia (March 12 to April 19, 1908): they partitioned the city into 42 sections covered by 21 evangelist-musicians teams, and had some 8000 conversions. Other campaigns followed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Australia, and the Far East. By the end of 1910 however, Chapman's 'mass evangelism' technique was losing favor in evangelistic circles. By 1912, Chapman and Alexander were back to large meeting revivals. Their last revival tour ended in February 1918. Alexander then retired to England. He is interred in Lodge Hill Cemetery in Birmingham.
"Polygamy. His wife will put the stopper on that." (U8.17)
"Where was that ad some Birmingham firm the luminous crucifix? Our Saviour. Wake up in the dead of night and see him on the wall, hanging." (U8.18)