by Robert Herrick

IF I kiss Antheaís breast,
There I smell the phoenix nest :
If her lip, the most sincere
Altar of incense I smell thereó
Hands, and thighs, and legs are all
Richly aromatical.
Goddess Isis canít transfer
Musks and ambers more from her :
Nor can Juno sweeter be,
When she lies with Jove, than she.

Sincere, pure.

Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol I.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 71.

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