What mythological god does Romeo refer to when he explains how he climbed the orchard walls?

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In Act II Scene 2, when asked by Juliet how he climbed the walls, Romeo says:

With love's light wings did I o'erperch these walls; For stony limits cannot hold love out:

the famous winged love god was Cupid. This would mirror what Mercutio said about Romeo in the previous...

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In Act II Scene 2, when asked by Juliet how he climbed the walls, Romeo says:

With love's light wings did I o'erperch these walls;
For stony limits cannot hold love out:

the famous winged love god was Cupid. This would mirror what Mercutio said about Romeo in the previous scene, where he invokes "Young auburn Cupid".

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Well, he implies the god, rather than stating his name directly, but it is Cupid. Romeo speaks of using "love's light wings" to get over the wall.

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