Humid seal of soft affections,
Tend'rest pledge of future bliss,
Dearest tie of young connections,
first snow-drop, virgin kiss.
Speaking silence, dumb confession,
Passion's birth, and infants' play,
Glowing dawn of brighter day.
Sorrowing joy, adieu's last action,
Ling'ring lips, -- no more to
What words can ever speak affection
Thrilling and sincere as thine!