Beauty, Lasting Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Beauty, Lasting

  1. Célimène beauty not diminished by character or age. [Fr. Drama: The Misanthrope]
  2. Mona Lisa La Gioconda, da Vinci’s enchanting portrait. [Ital. Art: Wallechinsky, 190]
  3. My Last Duchess poem about a wife whose beauty is frozen in portrait. [Br. Lit.: “My Last Duchess” in Norton, 757–758]
  4. stock symbolizes enduring loveliness. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 177]
  5. unravished bride her portrait fixed in clay, she cannot fade but will be forever fair. [Br. Poetry: Keats “Ode on a Grecian Urn”]