The Lovers Discovered
Acis and Galatea are discovered in "flagrante delicto" by Polyphemus the cyclops who courted the young nereid in vain. In a fit of jealous rage, The cyclops hurled a boulder that crushed Acis, but was thwarted by Galatea who transformed Acis into a river spirit as immortal as herself.
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