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him, to tell him of her undying grat
itude. And it was she who had come
to the judge's side when all others
had forgotten him.
Judge Eaton cared no more for
ambition. Bufhe was still a com
paratively young man. The fair girl,
so like her mother, clung to him
fondly. He told her she must estab
lish herself with some relatives or
"Do not send me away!" she
pleaded. Remember, I am as friend
less and lonely as yourself. I seek
only to devote my life and service to
the noblest man in the world."
And so new brightness and hope
came to the man the world had 're
jected, and interest on his part dfid
gratitude on the part of Florence
Renstone, grew into a love tha,t
united them in a marriage radiant
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
I knew just the way that the game should be played;
I'd studied the manner of wooing a maid,
I knew all the tricks of the love-making trade
And the wiles of the girls I could spot 'em;
I'd be wise as a serpent though soft as a dove, ,
And each turn of the game I was cognizant of.
Yes, I knew just the ways to behave in love, ".
But when I met Her I forgot 'em.
Forgot every rule and forgot every wile,
Forgot every stunt I had learned to beguile,
And fell at her feet in the untutored style
Of a boy "who was eighteenXor twenty.
So don't be too sure of your skill when you woo, .
For when you're in love you don't know what you'll do,
And you'll certainly get what is coming to you,
And take it from me, that is plenty J