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William Stanley Braithwaite, ed. The Book of Elizabethan Verse. 1907.

To Electra

Robert Herrick (1591–1674)

I DARE not ask a kiss,

I dare not beg a smile,

Lest having that, or this,

I might grow proud the while.

No, no, the utmost share

Of my desire shall be

Only to kiss that air

That lately kissèd thee.