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

  1. ant works hard to prepare for winter while grasshopper plays. [Gk. Lit.: Aesop’s Fables, “The Ant and the Grasshopper”]
  2. beaver perpetually and eagerly active. [Western Folklore: Jobes, 192]
  3. bee proverbial busyness refers to ceaseless activity of worker bees. [Western Folklore: Jobes, 445]
  4. beehive heraldic and verbal symbol. [Western Folklore: Jobes, 193]
  5. grindstone or grind common metaphor for industriousness. [Pop. Culture: Misc.]
  6. red clover symbolic of diligence. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 350]
  7. Saturday’s child works hard for his living. [Nurs. Rhyme: Opie, 309]
  8. Stakhanov, Aleksey (1905— ) Russian worker who “over-achieved”; increased daily output enormously. [Russ. Hist.: NCE, 2606]
  9. third little pig builds his house of bricks while his two brothers fritter away their time. [Children’s Lit.: The Three Little Pigs]