He may he a scholar familiar with books, tu person a raodel, uuri valed for lookR. An oí ator, too, like the greal Mr. Puff, But tluit, tx notiou, ia not quite enough. fn language deoided the truth must be tolii, Wetliiiik for our parish he's rather too oíd. For aught that we hear of he may be a saint, líiiá none of liis erTOTE inakee any coinplaint. He know all the canon and rubrica by heart. And oft lo the needy will blessings impart, But he isn't the sheplierd we want at our fold. We think for our parish he's rather too oíd. Oid yon ever learn that experience tells And work by n. niaater for full valué sells? You make a niistake wben that ■man you pasa by. And say, when inquired of the reason and why, Ju langruasre eniphatic, "The truth must be told, We think for our parish he's rather too oíd." Oh, what shall we do when our pastors get gray And cannot quite compasa the world Ín a day? I know nothing else savc devoutly to pray They soon may be called to some región away, Wliere angels invite to the city of gold, And none will ref use them for being too oíd.