Cupid Will Hurt You!

Illustration:  The Saucy Boy.  Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen.  Henry Altemus Company: Philadelphia. Ca 1920.

THE SAUCY BOY.

The good old man lay upon the floor crying; he was really shot in the heart. “Oh!” he cried, “what a naughty boy this Cupid is! I shall tell all the good children about this, so that they take care never to play with him, lest he hurt them.”

Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen.

Henry Altemus Company: Philadelphia. Ca 1920.

7 thoughts on “Cupid Will Hurt You!

  1. “Shot through the heart, and you’re to blame. Darling, you give love a bad name.” Maybe Jon Bon Jovi read this book when he was a young boy…

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