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

  1. Charon ferries dead across the river Styx. [Gk. and Rom. Myth.: Hall, 147; Ital. Lit.: Inferno.]
  2. Christopher, St. took the Christ child and the weak across river. [Christian Hagiog.: Hall, 68]
  3. Julian the Hospitaler carries leper across river. [Christian Hagiog.: Hall, 181]
  4. Phlegyas conveyed Dante and Virgil through Stygian marsh. [Ital. Lit.: Inferno]
  5. Siddharta “one who has attained goal,” personified in ferryman role. [Ger. Lit.: Siddharta]
  6. Tuck, Friar jolly member of Robin Hood’s gang; carries Robin over stream but dumps him coming back. [Br. Lit.: Robin Hood]