Galatea, the lover of Acis, who was crushed under a rock by Polyphemus the Cyclops, through jealousy. The story has formed the subject of a cantata. The name was also borne by the statue whom Love, at Pygmalion's request, warmed into life.
“Two things are necessary to the life of pure faith. The first is, that we behold God alone, under all the imperfect coverings that conceal him; the second is, constantly to have our souls kept in a state of dependence.”