Defender Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Defender

  1. Bryan, William Jennings (1860–1925) defended Creationism in famous Scopes trial. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 383–384]
  2. Canisius, St. Peter Jesuit theologian; buttressed Catholic faith against Protestantism. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 276]
  3. Daniel halts Susanna’s execution; gets her acquitted. [Apocrypha: Daniel and Susanna]
  4. Darrow, Clarence (1857–1938) lawyer; Bryan’s nemesis in Scopes trial (1925). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 131]
  5. Defender of the Faith Henry VIII as defender of the papacy against Martin Luther (1521). [Br. Hist.: EB, 8: 769–772]
  6. Defenders, The father-son lawyer team in early 1960s. [TV: Terrace, I, 197]
  7. Donatello Miriam’s ardent friend ever ready to defend her. [Am. Lit.: The Marble Faun]
  8. Hector bravely defended Troy against Greek siege for ten years. [Gk. Lit.: Iliad]
  9. Mason, Perry detective novels and TV series feature courtroom drama by lawyer. [Am. Lit.: Gardner, Erie Stanley, in EB, IV: 416; Radio: Buxton, 186–187; TV: Terrace, II, 199]
  10. Ridd, John defender of the parish of Oare in Somerset. [Br. Lit.: Lorna Doone, Magill I, 524–526]
  11. Zola, Emile (1840–1902) attacked Army cover-up of Dreyfus affair in J ’accuse (1898). [Fr. Hist.: Wallechinsky, 60]