To the youth.
Dear young man, read these varied Emblems of Love, incised and well polished to their images. [??] The images are charming,
their content is full of meanings and each print breathes his own Venus. It is not surprising that you see Venus next to Amor;
Vaenius made this excellent work of art. A work that you will not regret to have learnt a lot from, because you will find
business with pleasure combined. Therefor the learned painter must be honoured worthily and be thanked because he told you
all these lessons.
Written by Mich. vander Hagen.