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Narcissus -- as in: Greek Mythology
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Crime and Punishment
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  • He noticed particularly in the windows nosegays of tender, white, heavily fragrant narcissus bending over their bright, green, thick long stalks.

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  • like Narcissus gazing in a pool
  • Narcissus does not fall in love with his reflection because it is beautiful, but because it is his. If it were his beauty that enthralled him, he would be set free in a few years by its fading.
    W. H. Auden

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