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Cupid
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Cyrano de Bergerac
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  • CYRANO: She’s a danger mortal, All unsuspicious—full of charms unconscious, Like a sweet perfumed rose—a snare of nature, Within whose petals Cupid lurks in ambush!
  • ’And, since some target I must show For Cupid’s cruel dart, Oh, if mine own you deign to keep, Then give me your sweet heart!’
  • But An if you deem that Cupid be so cruel You should have stifled baby-love in’s cradle!
  • CYRANO: If, leaving Cupid’s arrows, quivers, torches, We turned to seek for sweeter—fresher things!

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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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