Straugerd yet! After yeara of life togothor, After inir anti et.ormy wttilhor, Aftor travel in fnr lnmls, Aftor touch of vedded hands, - Why tliU3 joineil? why ever nicf.' Il' thuy must bc slrangers yet. Strangers yet! Aftcr oliildhüod's winning ways, After o '.re, and blame, M praise, Counsel askcd, autl wisdom ivn, After mutual prayers to Heavon, Child and parunt scnrce regret When thoy part - are strangers yot, Strangers yet ! After strife tbrcommon onda, After titlc of old friends, After fashiüii fierce und ten. lor, After cheerful self-surrendiT, Hearts may beat and eyes bo wet. And the souls bc strangers yet. Strangers yet I Strango and bitter tliought to scan All fche lonelineaa of mun! Nature by magnetic lawa Circlo unto circle drawtj; Cireles only tonch when met, Nevar iningle - Btrangers yet. Strangoi's yd I Will it evertlioro bc tll'.'S - Spirit fltill impervious? Shall we ever fairl}7 stand Soul to soul, as hand tohnnd.' Are the bounds eternnl set To retain ua strangers yet? Strang is yet! Teil not love it must aspire Unto Bometbing othcr - higher; God liiraself wereloved the best, Were raan'9 sympathies at rest; Rest aboye the struin and fret Of the world of strangers vet! Strangers yet !