Thomas Taylor: The Fable of Cupid and Psyche. Translated from the Latin of Apuleius, 1795.
THE following well-known fable is extracted from the Metamorphoses of Apuleius, a work replete with elegance and erudition, in which the marvellous and mystic are happily combined with historical precision, and the whole of which is composed in a style inimitably glowing and diffuse.
Its author was by birth an African, and, by profession, a Platonic philosopher. From the account which (...)