Love, Maternal Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Love, Maternal


  1. asteria symbol of motherly affection. [Gem. Symbolism: Jobes, 144]
  2. cinquefoil symbol of motherly love. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 341]
  3. Cornelia indicates that two sons are her jewels. [Rom. Hist.: Hall, 75]
  4. de Lamare, Jeanne adores and indulges her son Paul despite his escapades and excessive debts. [Fr. Lit.: Maupassant A Woman’s Life in Magill I, 1127]
  5. Delphine, Madame denies motherhood for daughter’s marriage. [Am. Lit.: Madame Delphine, Hart, 513]
  6. Mary the Madonna; beatific mother of Christ. [N.T.: Matthew, Mark, Luke, John; Christian Iconography: NCE, 1709]
  7. red carnation clove pink, sprung from St. Mary’s tears at Calvary. [Christian Legend: Embolden, 23]
  8. Silver Cord, The Mrs. Phelps’s love for sons becomes pathological. [Am. Lit.: Hart, 769]
  9. Venus provided future protection for Aeneas, her son. [Rom. Myth.: Aeneid]

Love, Platonic (See LOVE, VIRTUOUS.)