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MY MAKY 0.
TT was a ntill, calm night at sea. The
' wdtcra Hcaicoly murmured as the
good kirk Swallow glided through
them. AlmoHt it would seem as if they
slept, but here and there a wavering re
flection of the moon which ever and anon
escaped from the fleeces that sailed about
her, told that tho unquiet heart of the
ocean was pulsing still, albeit silently.
Harold Jerome stood leaning sileutly
over the rail, seemingly lost to his sur
roundings, dreaming of (he land ha had
left or tho land to which ho wad return
ing a stalwart, manly liguie, cut clear
against tho mingling sea and sky.
And yet ho was not thinking of any
spot on which hia wandering feet had
trodden, nor was ho fondly dwelling on
tho homo to which ho was bound, as his
eyes traced the broad plain of waters; he
was. listening, heart and soul, to the voice
that was caroling forth so sweetly tho
words of a song familiar to his youth.
Youth! Had he lost it in the alien
oountries ho had visited on tho banks
of the Rhone, in the Scottish hills of
heather, in the'shadowsof tho snow-clad
Alps, in the valleys beside the Rhino?
Nay; but the white hands of the singer
yonder had torn it from his heart ere he
had gone roaming.-
So strange that they should meet
again after all the long -years of their
severance and meet on board a vessel
bound for the land in which they parted ;
yet so they had met, two days before,
and looked in each other's faces with the
blank, unrecognizing gazo of strangers.
"Sho has wholly forgotten. Low,
sweet and cleat her voice is one is re
minded of the German legends 6f the
Lorelei," said Harold bitterly to him
self, as out on tho night rang the strains
of "Larboard Watch."
Far up in tho shrouds a sailor took up
the refrain and sang it softly, below his
breath. Iu England a bonnie lass had
sung it for him many a time and oft, and
her healthy, rosy face arose before the
mental vision of the sailor as he sang so
But the face of the woman sitting in
the fading and flashing light of the moon
was the only object visible to Harold
Jerome. Although his eyes were turned
to the waters he saw it as it looked in
the hour of their parting white, and set,
and scornful, because he had said words
which might not be forgiven and doubt
had crept in where love and faith had
" It was a very little thing that parted
us," ho whispered very low at last;
" a lover's unreasoning jealously, as I
knew later: I'knew it whoa it was too
late, my lost Lucille, and bh, how per
fectly you have forgotten ! " "
Ho turned and looked at her; fair
still, for 'all the years that had passed
since sho haJ loved him ; stately, calm,
perhaps a thought too cold, but still a
gracious woman; . surrounded by her
iriends, clad in a long robd which looked
almost white in the unoertaiu light, with
her darkly crowned head against the
back of her steamer chair, she looked
one who had set her foot on all remein
berance which could bring regret; and
from her lips rang the old, old song:
" Larboard Watch Ahoy ! "
" She has forgotten ; why is sho still
reserved ? " he asked himself as he watch
ed her. " I would be tempted to fling
myself on my knees before her there
and pray her for at least a kindly thought
but that I know that love, burning out
once, leaves onlv ashes behind which
any breeze may scatter and no power
The captain and first mato presently
pwsel. Close by him.
" Those clouds mean storm, sir, " tho
mate was saying; "best lo prepared to
- meet it.""
" Yes, " answered ths captain scanning
a rolling mass in the southwest with
anxious eyes; "wo're in for a gale, or
Tin mistaken; but we mustn't alarm the
TLey then passed beyond hearing and
Harold turned again to the sea.
No longer like a sheet' of silver, Avitli
wjweringreflcctiona here and there, it
was suddenly growing dark and sullen
looking, and faint flecks of foanv marked
the rising of tho billows.
Old traveler that he was, accustomed
-o danger by land and sea, ho read the
portents in that cloud and his face paled
aJittlo through Us bronze.
iTaroffhe W the curling foam-crcsts,
,v4 before a eharp breath from the
stormy dimum stnu k on his cheek ; then
there was a hurrying of the sailors hither
and thither, a slight heavmgof the vessel,
.1 tital diwippearsiioe of the moon behind
the rolling bank, of cloud, and then the
passengers wvro sent to tho cabin and
Harold Jerome laying his strong hand on
the rail, stood calm in the gathering
might of the tempest.
The bourn wore on, and with them tho
gale that toro hungrily at the Swallow
denied to increase; ever and anon, from
the darkness of the sky, came a keen
Hash of' light, followed by crashes that
were deafening", rising like demons that
have burst their chums, tlfl- roaring mad-
dened billows swept the vessel from stein
to stern, bearing all loose objects with
them bearing in the Weird faint dawn, a
Harold Jerome did not join the other
passengers below ; through all the hours
of the long niht lie worked with the
captain and his men, striving to bailie
the tempest; his hand it was that fell
upon tho wheel when the man there sank
back exhausted : his hand it was which
struck Aie firmest blows when cordage
had to bo severed and a broken spar sent
out to the waters, and his strong hand it
was which toro back one victim from the
hungry jaws of the sea as once it- swept
And dav draped on and still the sud-
denly born tempest raged and tore ; the
enginea refused to work, the fires were
out. the wheel was broken, tho Swallow
with her human freight, was at the mercy
of the waters. J
In the (limnoKs of a 'mllwl nnH Knrrnw-
ful dawn, through which strueeled a
faint, reluctant sun. tho vessel, with ft
crashing jar, rocked on the sharp, teeth of
Then there was despair on the broad
deck of the swallow, for hope was over ;
save for the frail promise of the life-boats,
they were doomed
With white, despairing face the pas
sengers gathered on the deck, waiting to
be lowered to the boats, and Harold Je
rome found himself at hist beside Lucille
Ho held out his hands to her and she
placed hers within them and clung to bun
liko a terrified child; and so standing,
with hand elapsed in hand for the first
time i;i years, the two who had loved
long before waited their turn to descend
to the boat
Once the captain touched Lucille on
the arm and motioned for her to advance,
but she shook ber,head and pointed to a
mother who was standing near by clasp
mg bar infant to her breast. So the
mother and child veic lowered and the
life-boat set free. It pitched' a moment
on the Maters and went uown before
Lucille, with a cry, covered her face
with her hands and Harold diew her into
tlio shelter of of his arms, unreproved
In this hour of peril, with the shadow
of death over them, it seemed that the
old love lived again nay, had never
The last boat was lowered filled ; one
place remained and Harold drew Lucille
towards the vessel's side.
My love, no sum, at ncr ear; ve
r i iti i .
may never meet again on earth ; I go
with the ship's officers on a raft fl'e have
prepared. But I would have yon know
that, through all the years since our part
ing, I have loved you as I did in those
happy days when we thought wo would
bo always together. Now farewell, my
dearest. In life or death, on earth or in
heaven, my life's love is yours and yours.
They were at the ship's side as ho fin
ished. For answer sho put up her lips
and met his kiss.- Then she clumr to him
with passionate strength
I -will not go I will not go!" she
cried,-her voico ringing out through the
surge of tho wind. "Let another have
tho place reserved for me some one who
has love on shore. My love is here. I
wait for the raft."
Iv ay, that would be folly, my Lucille, "
cried Harold, and he strove to loosen her
clinging hands that he might pass her
over the ship's side
Ero he succeded, the ropes that held
the life-boat parted, she shot from the side
of the Swallow, was caught on a wave
and borne away, away, while Harold
looked down sadly in the face below him
and canght a smile liko sunlight there
"My love, " he said, "my precious one,
you have chosen death. ".
"With you, " 6he answered, and his
heart bounded at the surety that love,
on cither tide, had never died.
The raft was already constructed, thoy
had but to launch it, which they did at
once, and Lucille Biancoe found herself
on the-wide waste of water with a vs
sky above her and winds tearing by, and
realizing that death might be in every
wave that billowed toward her, she did
not shrink; her hand was in Harold's,
her head lay restfully upon his shoirhler;
she could die so content
There, between the sky and sea, all
that, had seemed great enough to part
them in the old days was explained away
and found a very trifle
" Too have lost all those years of liap-
piness, and how to meet only to touch
hand with hand and die! " was the
thought in Harold's heart, as their frail
support was ever and anon swept by a
lint death was not to come to them
there ; the God who cares for the sparrow
turns not His eyestrain the castaway at
In the noon-horn of the following day
a stately vessel sighted and picked them
up; and a fortnight later, Lucille and
Harold, whose severed lives the storm
had once more linked in love, were made
man and wife in the parlor of a New
'' Perhaps, " said the fresh jouug man
as he plumped himself down on tho sofa
between two giddy girls, "perhaps you
were discussing some choice secret?"
Oh no," said one of them. "I was
just saying to Minnie that nothing
suoma 8eParMo ns i really 1 Uidn't
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