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Updated: 9/30/2021
Unknown Story

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  • "Echo was a beautiful nymph, fond of the woods and hills, where she devoted herself to woodland sports.
  • "You shall forfeit the use of that tongue with which you have cheated me, except for that one purpose you are so fond of _ reply."
  • "The nymph saw Narcissus, a beautiful youth, as he pursued the chase upon the mountains. She loved him, and followed his footsteps."
  • "One day a maiden who had in vain endeavored to attract him uttered a prayer that he might some time or other feel what it was to love and meet no return of favor.
  • "The avenging goddess heard and granted the prayer."
  • "He stood gazing with admiration at those bright eyes, those locks curled like the locks of Bacchus or Apollo,.... ."
  • "But in its place was a flower, purple within, and surrounded with white leaves, which bears the name and preserves the memory of Narcissus.