[Ads-l] "Love makes the world go 'round"

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Fri Jun 7 16:52:49 UTC 2019

many thanks to John and Peter. I'll post a version of these responses on my blog.


> On Jun 7, 2019, at 9:36 AM, Peter Reitan <pjreitan at HOTMAIL.COM> wrote:
> New York Daily Herald, December 7, 1837.
> https://www.newspapers.com/clip/32387361/new_york_daily_herald/
> Describes it as an old French song, translated into many languages. French and English lyrics printed.
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> It's from an old song, "Oh, 'Tis Love."  The initial lines are "Oh! 'tis lo=
> ve, 'tis love, 'tis love, That makes the world go round."  Lloyd's Song Boo=
> k for 1847 gives the full text on page 59 and says it was published by Wybr=
> ow, https://books.google.com/books?id=3Dji1YAAAAcAAJ.  I don't see the shee=
> t music online.
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