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Sighs

Are useful interjections in the love-language. They are of special service to save the modest fair-one the pain of pronouncing those dreadful decisive words, I love you. They are very tiresome, however, when a languorous lover Vents only in deep signs him am'rous flame.

They are a very uncurrent coin, when employed by the men: thus, when a lover whines out, Cannot my sighs move you to pity me? he deserves to be pitied indeed!