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

  1. Angelica infidel princess of exquisite grace and charm. [Ital. Lit.: Orlando Innamorato; Orlando Furioso]
  2. Borgia, Lucrezia (1480–1519) her beauty was as legendary as her rumored vices and heartlessness. [Ital. Hist.: Plumb, 59]
  3. Buchanan, Daisy Jay Gatsby’s femme fatale. [Am. Lit.: The Great Gatsby]
  4. Cleopatra seductive queen of Egypt; beloved by Marc Antony. [Br. Lit.: Antony and Cleopatra]
  5. Helen of Troy Faust’s desire to possess her makes him faint. [Ger. Lit.: Faust]
  6. Jezebel Phoenician princess; enemy of the prophets; name is a byword for wicked woman. [O.T.: I Kings 16:21, 31; II Kings 9:1–10, 30–37]
  7. Lolita precociously seductive 12-year-old. [Am. Lit.: Lolita]
  8. Madeline gazed at in awe by Porphyro. [Br. Lit.: “The Eve of St. Agnes” in Magill I, 263–264]
  9. Montez, Lola (c. 1818–1861) Irish singer and dancer; mistress to famous men. [Irish Hist.: NCE, 1821]
  10. Phryne courtesan, acquitted of charge by baring bosom. [Gk. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 830]
  11. Playmate of the Month nude girl provocatively gracing Playboy’s centerfold. [Am. Culture: Flexner, 285]
  12. Queen of Sheba sultry Biblical queen who visits Solomon. [O.T.: I Kings 10]
  13. Salome seductive dancer who obtains head of John the Baptist as reward. [N.T.: Matthew 14:3, 11]
  14. Vye, Eustacia capricious, seductive, trouble-making heroine. [Br. Lit.: Return of the Native, Harvey, 690]