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On Gilly-flowers Begotten

by Robert Herrick, 1648

What was’t that fell but now
  From that warm kiss of ours?
Look, look! by love I vow
  They were two gilly-flowers.

Let’s kiss and kiss again,
  For if so be our closes
Make gilly-flowers, then
  I’m sure they’ll fashion roses.

Published in Hesperides

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