Arrogance (See also Boastfulness, Conceit, Egotism.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Arrogance (See also Boastfulness, Conceit, Egotism.)

  1. amber traditional symbol of arrogance. [Gem Symbolism: Jobes, 81]
  2. Arachne presumptuously challenges Athena to weaving contest; transformed into spider. [Gk. Myth.: Leach, 69]
  3. Catherine de Bourgh, Lady arrogant, vulgar woman. [Br. Lit.: Pride and Prejudice]
  4. Citizen Kane rich and powerful man drives away friends by use of power. [Am. Cinema: Halliwell, 149]
  5. Coriolanus class-conscious and contemptuous leader. [Br. Lit.: Coriolanus]
  6. Darcy, Fitz William proud of superior station. [Br. Lit.: Pride and Prejudice]
  7. Duck, Donald overbearing comic strip character with a chip on his shoulder. [Comics: Horn, 216–217]
  8. Dundreary, Lord his aristocratic haughtiness a trademark. [Br. Lit.: Our American Cousin]
  9. Ferrara, Duke of has had his wife murdered for too little appreciation of her place. [Br. Poetry: Browning My Last Duchess in Magill IV, 247]
  10. Humpty Dumpty arbitrarily gives his own meanings to words, and tolerates no objections. [Br. Lit.: Lewis Carroll Through the Looking-Glass]
  11. Lucifer rebel archangel who challenged God’s supremacy. [Christian Hagiog.: Collier’s, XII, 143]
  12. Lucy know-it-all cartoon character gives advice to other children. [Comics: “Peanuts” in Horn, 543]
  13. Niobe for boasting of superiority, her children are killed. [Gk. Myth.: Hall, 224; Rom. Lit.: Metamorphoses]
  14. rue traditional symbol of arrogance. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 177]
  15. tall sunflower indicates haughtiness. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 177]
  16. Uzziah king of Judah assumed priests’ function of burning incense; punished with leprosy. [O.T.: II Chronicles 26:16–19]
  17. veni, vidi, vici Caesar’s dispatch describing his subjugation of Pharnaces (47 B.C.). [Rom. Hist.: Brewer Note-Book, 923]
  18. Volumnia magisterial mother of Coriolanus; molds his character. [Br. Lit.: Coriolanus]
  19. yellow carnation traditional symbol of arrogance. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 291]
  20. yellow sultan traditional symbol of arrogant contempt. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 177]

Artfulness (See CUNNING.)