Myths of Greece and Rome Narrated with Special Reference to Literature and Art
The box, however, contained naught but the spirit of Sleep,
who, pouncing upon Psyche
, laid her low by the roadside.
Cupid, passing by, saw her there, marked the ravages of grief,
remembered his love and her suffering, and, wrestling with the
spirit, forced him to reënter the narrow bounds of his prison,
and woke Psyche
with a loving kiss.