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Orpheus

Orpheus

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Me and the Animals
Talk about animal magnetism. [Orpheus Taming Wild Animals, Roman marble mosaic, 194 C.E.]


The Worst Day of My Life
When I watched Eurydice die... stupid, stupid snake. [The Spring - Eurydice Bitten by a Serpent while Picking Flowers (The Death of Eurydice) by Eugène Delacroix, 1856-1863]


Total Sadness
I don't know what I'd do if I didn't have my music to express myself. [Orpheus Lamenting Eurydice by Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, 1861-1865]


Into the Underworld
It would have been so much easier with a flashlight. [Orpheus in the Underworld by Gemälde von Guido Philipp Schmitt, 1905]


Concert for Hades and Persephone
These two loved me! So much so that they let me take my Eurydice back up with me. [Orpheus and Eurydice by Peter Paul Rubens, 1636-1638]


So Close but yet So Far
I was so sure we were going to make it… [Orpheus Bringing Eurydice From the Underworld by Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, 1861]


Oops!
Yeah, I kind of screwed up this rescue. [Orphée et Eurydice by Michel Martin Drolling, 1820]


Looking Back
Why oh why?! I'll never forgive myself for looking back… [Orpheus and Eurydice by George Frederick Watts]


My Death
Never trust a Maenad. [The Death of Orpheus by Emile Jean Baptiste Phillipe Bin, 1874]


My Head
Who is this girl? And why is she holding my head? [Thracian Girl Carrying the Head of Orpheus on His Lyre by Gustave Moreau, 1865]


My Head Again!
Being dismembered wasn't that bad, but the thought of everybody staring at my severed head kind of creeps me out. [Nymphs Finding the Head of Orpheus by John William Waterhouse, 1900]


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