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    A CHRISTMAS GHOST.   Table of Contents     A TRIBUTE TO THE BRIDE AND GROOM.

Thompson, Priscilla Jane
Gleanings of Quiet Hours

- GLEANINGS OF QUIET HOURS.
- A VALENTINE.


A VALENTINE.


OUT of the depths of a heart of love,
Out of the birth-place of sighs,
Freighted with hope and freighted with fear,
My all in a valentine, hies.
Oh, frail little missive
Of delicate texture,
Speed thee, on thy journey,
And give her a lecture!

Fathom her heart, that seems to me, cold,
Trouble her bosom, as mine,
Let it be mutual, this that I crave,
Her 'yes' for a valentine.
Oh, frail little missive,
In coy Cupid's keeping,
Oh! speed back a message,
To set my pulse leaping.
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    A CHRISTMAS GHOST.   Table of Contents     A TRIBUTE TO THE BRIDE AND GROOM.