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

  1. Aphrodite Urania patron of ideal, spiritual love. [Gk. Myth.: Espy, 16]
  2. Armande loves Clitandre platonically; values mind over senses. [Fr. Lit.: Les Femmes Savantes]
  3. Athelny, Sally loves and marries Philip, despite the latter’s shortcomings. [Br. Lit.: Of Human Bondage, Magill. I, 670–672]
  4. Beatrice object of Dante’s adoration, even after death. [Ital. Lit.: La Vita Nuova; Divine Comedy, Walsh Classical, 48]
  5. Bergerac, Cyrano de does not reveal his love for Roxane. [Fr. Lit.: Cyrano de Bergerac]
  6. Camille gives up Armand for his family’s sake. [Fr. Lit.: Camille]
  7. Cupid’s golden arrow symbolizes noble affection. [Rom. Myth.: Jobes, 397]
  8. Diotima prophetess, teacher of Socrates, speaks of an ideal love. [Gk. Lit.: Plato Symposium in Brewer Handbook]
  9. Dulcinea as Quixote’s ideal; now, generic for ‘sweetheart.’ [Span. Lit.: Don Quixote, Espy, 128]
  10. Laura Petrarch’s perpetual, unattainable love. [Ital. Lit.: Plumb, 26–32]
  11. Lucretia model of virtue; raped by son of Tarquin, she kills herself. [Rom. Legend: Daniel, 152]
  12. Murasaki reared by future husband; causes his reform. [Jap. Lit.: The Tale of Genji]
  13. Oriana faithful and fair beloved for Amadis. [Span. Lit.: Amadis de Gaul]
  14. Schouler, Marcus sets aside love for Trina for McTeague’s benefit. [Am. Lit.: McTeague, Magill I, 537–539]