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Cupid
used in The Age of Innocence

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Definition
Roman mythology:  god of love; a small, winged boy whose arrows make those struck fall in love
  • At length, with his hostess still at his side, he passed out of range of the wooden Cupid, unfastened his horses and drove off.
    Chapter 22 (99% in)
  • The patch of lawn before it had relapsed into a hay-field; but to the left an overgrown box-garden full of dahlias and rusty rose-bushes encircled a ghostly summer-house of trellis-work that had once been white, surmounted by a wooden Cupid who had lost his bow and arrow but continued to take ineffectual aim.
    Chapter 22 (63% in)
  • No one was in sight, and not a sound came from the open windows of the house: a grizzled Newfoundland dozing before the door seemed as ineffectual a guardian as the arrowless Cupid.
    Chapter 22 (65% in)

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