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Cupid
used in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

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Roman mythology:  god of love; a small, winged boy whose arrows make those struck fall in love
  • Their mouths were pouty little cupid's bows.
    p. 107.2

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  • The dresser in my room was covered with little porcelain white women holding parasols, china dogs, fat-bellied cupids and blown-glass animals of every persuasion.
    p. 228.3

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