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  • Orpheus went down to the lower world and by his music softened the heart of Pluto and Persephone, who allowed Eurydice to return with him to earth.
  • In his anxiety he broke his promise, and Eurydice vanished again from his sight.
  • In 1864 he exhibited "Dante in Exile" (the greatest of his Italian pictures), "Orpheus and Eurydice" and "Golden Hours."
  • While in Thrace he is said to have caused the death of Eurydice, who was bitten by a snake while fleeing from him.
  • Other ancient writers, however, speak of his visit to the underworld; according to Plato, the infernal gods only " presented an apparition" of Eurydice to him.
 

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