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Old 11-29-2011, 02:22 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I hope to go and visit London next year. That's definitely a new year resolution!
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Originally Posted by Hooper58 View Post
Another interesting place to visit is the Statue of Eros. Look closely and you’ll see that Eros isn’t really a statue but a fountain on which a small figure rests, commemorating the philanthropic Earl of Shaftesbury. Some say that the figure is really a pun on Shaftesbury’s name as the bow doesn’t have an arrow in it and is pointing downwards as if the arrow (or shaft) has already been shot and is “buried” in the ground.
That's not Eros - rather his brother Anteros. They were both all about love thoough, but Anteros preferred two way love rather than one way.
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