E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Cupid and Psyche.
An exquisite episode in the Golden Ass of Apuleius. It is an allegory representing the progress of the soul to perfection. Mrs. Tighe has a poem on the same subject; and Molière a drama entitled Psyche. (See Morris, Earthly Paradise [May].)