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ELSIE AND JESSIE

ROMANCE

"C'est toi qui dors dans I''ombre, o sacr'e Souvenir."

If we coula have remembrance now

And see, as in the days to come

We shall, what's venturous in these hours:

The swift, intangible romance of fields at home,

The gleams of sun, the showers,

Our workaday contentments, or our powers

To fare still forward through the uncharted haot

Of present days.

For, looking back when years shall flaw
Upon this olden day that's now,
We'll see, romantic in dimn'd hours,
These memories of ours-

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