Maureen snaps Aloysius out of it.
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Progress in Research: Chapter Three, Page Seventeen written and commissioned by Dr. Faustus of EroticMadScience.com and drawn by Lon Ryden is published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.)
The theme of a woman consoling a man is a common one in classical painting. Here is an appealing example of one that I found recently.
Cary wasn’t known to me before, but he’s been of a kind of significance as a teacher of artists whose work has featured at Erotic Mad Science, including both John Everett Millais and Dante Gabriel Rossetti.