Cupid


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Related to Cupid: Cupid and Psyche
  • noun

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god of love

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(Roman mythology) god of love

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a symbol for love in the form of a cherubic naked boy with wings and a bow and arrow

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So loud were the shouts of Don Quixote, that those in the cart heard and understood them, and, guessing by the words what the speaker's intention was, Death in an instant jumped out of the cart, and the emperor, the devil carter and the angel after him, nor did the queen or the god Cupid stay behind; and all armed themselves with stones and formed in line, prepared to receive Don Quixote on the points of their pebbles.
It is a fiction of the Indians, that Cupid was first seen floating in one of these down the river Ganges - and that he still loves the cradle of his childhood.
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.
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.
At length, with his hostess still at his side, he passed out of range of the wooden Cupid, unfastened his horses and drove off.
     (For Cupid ruled ere Adam was invented)
Sophia was charmed with the contemplation of so heroic an action, and began to compliment herself with much premature flattery, when Cupid, who lay hid in her muff, suddenly crept out, and like Punchinello in a puppet-show, kicked all out before him.
And this is the song that Zarathustra sang when Cupid and the maidens danced together:
Get the money from Cupid tonight, as he'll be off to-morrow most likely.
Jos and Captain Cupid are better companions than Mr.
Made up with curls, wreaths, wings, white bismuth, and carmine, this hopeful young person soared into so pleasing a Cupid as to constitute the chief delight of the maternal part of the spectators; but in private, where his characteristics were a precocious cutaway coat and an extremely gruff voice, he became of the Turf, turfy.
And when you have made it, you can keep it too, I should think,' said Cupid.
com/2014/08/29/arrow-amy-gumenick-cupid-season-3/) report claims Cupid is expected to make an appearance in the sixth and seventh episodes of "Arrow" Season 3.
Based at the flagship Cardiff Medicentre, Cupid Peptides has developed unique patented technology - cupid peptide drills - small pieces of protein which penetrate living cells.
Groundbreaking: Dr William Jonathan Ryves, Cupid Peptides, and Jill Gorin, Business in Focus, with a screen picture of cells of fluorescent Cupid protein