The parent of numbers

I am just two and two. I am hot. I am cold. I am the parent of numbers that cannot be told. I am a gift beyond measure, a matter of course. I am given with pleasure when taken by force. What am I?

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A false good feeling

I am slim and tall. Many find me desirable and appealing. They touch me and I give a false good feeling. Once I shine in splendor but only once and then no more. For many, I am ‘to die for’. What am I?

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