"Farewell, fond one - adieu my Pole-star ever!" Thoae were his parting words long, long ago, Ere yet tüe ocean did our hearti dissever, And alter years their valae teil, 1 trow. For all too soon were vows which erst we plighted Beneath the crescent moonlight's silv'ry rays Forgotten, and ïny spirit left benighted; To mourn the mem'ry of those happy days. The postman's thrilliug knock reaounded often , But still no letter from across the main Eer came to me, my spirit'a woe to soften, Ür eaae my aching heart of all ita pain- -Till I espied a paragraph thus headed - "A marriage in h gh life across the seas. ' Aud he, falso wretch, was to another wedded, And the old love forgotteu by degrees! [iut, oh, the anguish whilst 1 longinr tnrried, And thought ot one the stormy main across! But there' - tis past now, and I too am married - My heart has found a guerdon for its loas.