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The Laboratory
The Laboratory
by Robert Browning

The Laboratory Women and Femininity Quotes Page 2

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You may kiss me, old man, on my mouth if you will! (46)

This is one last creepy little twist in the poem. Maybe it's just a little bit sad, too. It's pretty obvious that this lady is willing to do anything to get what she wants, and that her body and her beauty are just tools to help her accomplish her goal. If that means making out with old guys in laboratories, well then, she's ready to do that too. Yuck.

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