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John William Waterhouse: Hylas and the Nymphs, 1896

2010/10/13

Don’t do it, man. She means you no good.

Hylas the son of Theiodamantos (and beloved as a son by Herakles) when sent off to fetch water was lured away by nymphs who found him irresistibly beautiful.  As The Libertarian Advocate and Bob Belvedere have pointed out, women are the aggressors.

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John William Waterhouse: Hylas and the Nymphs, 1896

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We shall be seeing more of Mr. Waterhouse’ work over the coming year. He was an incurable romantic and a marvelous painter.

Be sure to check-in at Smitty’s Palace of Ocular Delights

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. 2010/10/14 01:17

    Well, I reckon them women could “assault” me by pulling me into the pool with them…he he

    Mike

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