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"All thoughts, all passions, all delights,
Whatever stirs this mortal frame,
Are all but ministers of Love,
T is intended that persons of either sex, who
wish to address those they love in suitable terms, or to indulge in a little harmless satire without descending to vulgarity, should find suggestive matter in the pages of " Love LYRICS," sublime and ridiculous.
As such compositions will frequently assume the shape of Valentines, many of the Lyrics have been arranged in this form. A slight alteration will make them general, or convert the general ones into special Valentines.
A large number are intended for Birthday Greetings, and a still larger for use among children ; but nearly all will suit children of a larger growth as well.