Beauty, Feminine (See also Beauty, Sensual.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Beauty, Feminine (See also Beauty, Sensual.)

  1. Amoret (Amoretta) typical of female loveliness. [Br. Lit.: Faerie Queene, Brewer Dictionary, 30]
  2. Annabel Lee poet’s beautiful beloved. [Am. Lit.: “Annabel Lee” in Portable Poe]
  3. Aphrodite (Rom. Venus) archetype of feminine beauty. [Gk. Myth.: Parrinder, 24]
  4. Astarte beautiful goddess of fertility and sexual love. [Phoenician Myth.: Zimmerman, 33]
  5. Bathsheba king David killed to gain her. [O.T.: II Samuel 11]
  6. Beauty beautiful woman married to an enchanted beast who turns into a prince. [Fr. Fairy Tale: “Beauty and the Beast” in Walsh Classical, 49]
  7. Cleopatra beautiful queen of Egypt; wins Marc Antony’s heart. [Br. Lit.: Antony and Cleopatra]
  8. crabapple blossom traditional symbol. [Chinese Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 377]
  9. Deirdre prophesied to become the most beautiful woman in Ireland. [Irish Legend: Benét, 259]
  10. Doone, Lorna her good looks stir John Ridd and others. [Br. Lit.: Lorna Doone, Magill I, 524–526]
  11. Dorothy la Désirée Jurgen’s childhood sweetheart; when he finds her again in a magic garden she has retained the beauty he had praised in his poems. [Am. Lit.: Jurgen in Magill I, 464]
  12. Duchess of Alba Goya’s lover and model, immortalized on canvas. [Span. Art: Wallechinsky, 192]
  13. Etain most beautiful woman in Ireland. [Irish Folklore: Briggs, 123–125]
  14. Freya goddess of love, beauty, and fecundity; beautiful, blue-eyed blonde. [Norse Myth.: Leach, 425]
  15. Galatea statue so striking, Venus grants sculptor Pygmalion’s wish that it live. [Gk. Myth.: LLEI, I: 286]
  16. Gibson girl classic, comely woman of illustrations (1890s). [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 283]
  17. Golden Bells epitome of the beautiful Chinese woman. [Irish Lit.: Messer Marco Polo, Magill I, 584–585]
  18. Hebe beautiful cupbearer to the gods. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 117]
  19. Helen of Troy beautiful woman kidnapped by smitten Paris, precipitating Trojan war. [Gk. Lit.: Iliad; Trojan Women; Euripides, Helene]
  20. Hypatia (c. 370–415) Greek philosopher, renowned for beauty and wit. [Gk. Hist.: NCE, 1302]
  21. Kriemhild Burgundian princess’s beauty known throughout Europe. [Ger. Lit.: Nibelungenlied]
  22. Marcella farmer’s daughter; every bachelor fancies her. [Span. Lit.: Don Quixote]
  23. Marie Antoinette (1755–1793) beautiful queen consort of King Louis XVI of France. [Fr. Hist.: EB, VI: 620]
  24. Miss America annually selected most beautiful young woman in America. [Am. Hist.: Allen, 56–57]
  25. O’Hara, Scarlett epitome of a beautiful Southern belle. [Am. Lit.: Gone With the Wind]
  26. Simonetta Botticelli’s hauntingly beautiful young model. [Ital. Art: Wallechinsky, 190]
  27. Snow White snow-toned flesh, ebony hair, blood-red lips. [Ger. Fairy Tale: Grimm, 184]
  28. Teal Eye “Her beauty remained forever in Boone’s memory.” [Am. Lit.: The Big Sky]
  29. Tehani lovely Tahitian girl loved by Byam. [Br. Lit.: Mutiny on the Bounty]
  30. Van Tassel, Katrina rich farmer’s daughter, pursued by Ichabod Crane and Brom Bones. [Am. Lit.: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow]
  31. Venus de Milo armless statue of pulchritudinous goddess. [Gk. Art: Brewer Dictionary, 1126]