To Anthea: Ah! My Anthea!

Give me a kiss, add to that kiss a score;
Then to that twenty, add a hundred more:
A thousand to that hundred: so kiss on,
To make that thousand up to a million.
Treble that million, and when that is done,
Let's kiss afresh, as when we first begun.

Robert Herrick

Kiss of the sphinx by Franz von Stuck

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