She thought of Hyacinthus as she might have thought of a divinity.
For if the world failed them, did not the Divinity remain to them?
And so what's to become of art since there's no belief in the Divinity or even in beauty?
Besides, is not the yearning for the divine simply a desire to behold the Divinity?
Learn hence, ye swains, to fear the Gods, and to reverence the divinity ...