But he would have nothing to do with anyone, for he was very conceited.
When Echo first laid eyes on Narcissus, her heart burned like the flame of a torch. She secretly followed him through the woods, loving him more and each step.
She got closer and closer until finally Narcissus heard the leaves rustling. Narcissus looked about in wonder. Come to me! Narcissus searched the woods, but could not find the nymph. Let us meet! Then she stepped from behind the tree and rushed to embrace Narcissus. But the youth panicked when the nymph flung her arms around his neck.
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Love me! Humiliated and filled with sorrow , Echo wandered the mountains until she found a lonely cave to live in. Meanwhile Narcissus hunted in the woods, tending only to himself, until one day he discovered a hidden pool of water. The pool had a silvery-smooth surface.
No shepard ever disturbed its waters — no goats or cattle, no birds or fallen leaves. Only the sun danced upon the still pool. Tired from hunting and eager to quench his thirst, Narcissus lay on his stomach and leaned over the water.
But when he looked at the glassy surface, eh saw someone staring back at him. Narcissus was spellbound. But when he leaned down and tried to kiss the perfect lips, he kissed only spring water. When he reached out and tried to embrace this vision of beauty, he found no one there. When I reach for my beloved, I hold only water! Chasing Odysseus. Heroes and Villains. Anthony Horowitz.
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