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Cupid
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The Merchant of Venice
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Cupid
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The Merchant of Venice
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  • Come, come, Nerissa, for I long to see Quick Cupid’s post that comes so mannerly.
  • I am glad ’tis night, you do not look on me, For I am much asham’d of my exchange; But love is blind, and lovers cannot see The pretty follies that themselves commit, For, if they could, Cupid himself would blush To see me thus transformed to a boy.

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  • Cupid is the Roman counterpart to the Greek Eros.
  • I swear to thee by Cupid’s strongest bow,
    William Shakespeare  --  A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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