chapter  III
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The Widening Circle

ByTheodor Reik, Paul Roazen

By this time, when you by chance look at one of the pictures or engravings of Watteau or Boucher who present an amorous shepherd and shepherdess engrossed in adoration, you do not take the attractiveness of the shepherdess for granted and you are curious as to why the man chose her instead of another. What did he see in her? What determined his choice of this particular girl? Gentle shepherd, tell me why.