Act 2 - Orion's Island Cave. Orion tries in vain to gain Sylvia's affection by tempting her with jewels and fine clothes. She is reminded of her love for Aminta by Eros' arrow, but as she attempts to escape, Orion takes it from her. He offers her wine, but she, in order to evade his advances, encourages him to drink. She dances for him until he falls senseless, whereupon she retrieves the arrow and prays to Eros for help. Appearing, Eros shows Sylvia a vision of Aminta waiting for her by Diana's temple and takes her to be reunited with him.
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