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Walter Crane's illustration of the fable of "The Satyr and the Peasant" from Baby's Own Aesop (London, 1887)

A satyr is a creature from Greek mythology. They are usually depicted with the upper half of a human and the legs of a goat, and horns on their heads. Satyrs were usually companions of Dionysus and Pan. They are often shown in art chasing after nymphs and were associated with nature and fertility.

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