Loyalty (See also Friendship, Patriotism.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Loyalty (See also Friendship, Patriotism.)

  1. Achates companion and faithful friend of Aeneas. [Rom. Lit.: Aeneid]
  2. Adam family retainer; offers Orlando his savings. [Br. Lit.: As You Like It]
  3. Aeneas carried his father Anchises from burning Troy. [Rom. Lit.: Aeneid]
  4. alexandrite type of chrysoberyl typifying undying devotion. [Gem Symbolism: Jobes, 67]
  5. Antony, Mark Caesar’s beloved friend; turns public opinion against Caesar’s assassins. [Br. Lit.: Julius Caesar]
  6. Argus Odysseus’ dog; overjoyed at Odysseus’ return, he dies. [Gk. Lit.: Odyssey]
  7. Balderstone, Caleb servant true to Ravenswoods despite poverty. [Br. Lit.: The Bride of Lammermoor]
  8. Bevis mastiff who “saved his master by his fidelity.” [Br. Lit.: Woodstock]
  9. Blondel loyal troubadour to Richard the Lion-hearted; helps him escape. [Br. Lit.: The Talisman]
  10. bluebell symbol of loyalty. [Plant Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 172]
  11. Byam, Roger remains faithful to Captain Bligh after mutiny. [Am. Lit.: Mutiny on the Bounty]
  12. Camillo as counsellor, exemplifies constancy. [Br. Lit.: The Winter’s Tale]
  13. Chauvin, Nicolas (fl. early 19th century) he followed Napoleon through everything. [Fr. Hist.: Wallechinsky, 164]
  14. Chester Matt Dillon’s lame but game sidekick. [TV: “Gun-smoke” in Terrace, I, 331–332]
  15. Chingachgook ever-devoted to Hawkeye. [Am. Lit.: The Last of the Mohicans]
  16. Cordelia faithful daughter of sea god Llyr [Celtic Myth.: Parrinder, 67]; loyal and loving daughter of King Lear. [Br. Lit.: King Lear]
  17. dog ever pictured at feet of saints; “man’s best friend.” [Medieval Art: Brewer Dictionary, 332; Western Folklore: Misc.]
  18. Dolius the loyal retainer of Odysseus and Penelope. [Gk. Lit.: Odyssey]
  19. Eros Antony’s freed slave; kills himself rather than harm Antony. [Br. Lit.: Antony and Cleopatra]
  20. Eumaeus loyal swineherd of Odysseus. [Gk. Lit.: Odyssey]
  21. Faithful Johannes loyal servant dies for king and is resurrected. [Ger. Fairy Tale: Grimm, 22]
  22. Flavius loyal and upright steward of Timon. [Br. Lit.: Timon of Athens]
  23. Gloucester faithful to Lear, he tries to save the king from his daughters’ cruelty. [Br. Drama: Shakespeare King Lear]
  24. Gonzalo Prospero’s “true preserver and a loyal sir.” [Br. Lit.: The Tempest]
  25. Good-Deeds only companion who ultimately accompanies Everyman. [Medieval Lit.: Everyman]
  26. Horatio true-blue friend of Hamlet. [Br. Lit.: Hamlet]
  27. Horton “faithful one hundred percent,” Horton sits on the Mayzie bird’s egg until it is hatched. [Children’s Lit.: Horton Hatches the Egg]
  28. Iolaus nephew and trusted companion of Hercules. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 141]
  29. Jonathan stalwartly defended David; aided him in escape. [O.T.: I Samuel 20:32–34, 42; 23:16]
  30. Kato loyal servant of the Green Hornet. [Radio: “The Green Hornet” in Buxton, 102–103]
  31. Kent a “noble and true-hearted” courtier. [Br. Lit.: King Lear]
  32. Merrilies, Meg Henry Bertram’s Gypsy-nurse; thoroughly devoted and protective. [Br. Lit.: Guy Mannering]
  33. Moniplies, Richard Nigel’s servant; helps him out of imbroglio. [Br. Lit.: Fortunes of Nigel]
  34. Panza, Sancho squire to Don Quixote. [Span. Lit.: Don Quixote]
  35. Passepartout faithful valet of Phileas Fogg. [Fr. Lit.: Around the World in Eighty Days]
  36. Pilar fiercely devoted leader of a loyalist guerrilla group in the Spanish Civil War. [Am. Lit.: Hemingway For Whom the Bell Tolls]
  37. pirates of Penzance surrender only when charged by the police to yield in the name of their beloved Queen Victoria. [Br. Opera: Gilbert and Sullivan The Pirates of Penzance]
  38. Ruth devotedly follows mother-in-law to Bethlehem. [O.T.: Ruth 1:15–17]
  39. Scipio Gil Blas’ secretary; shares his imprisonment. [Fr. Lit.: Gil Blas]
  40. speedwell indicates female faithfulness. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 177]
  41. Suzuki ever faithful to her mistress, especially in sorrow. [Ital. Opera: Puccini, Madama Butterfly, Westerman, 358]
  42. Titinius Cassius’ loyal follower; follows him to death. [Br. Lit.: Julius Caesar]
  43. Tom, Uncle “noble, high-minded, devoutly Christian Negro slave.” [Am. Lit.: Uncle Tom’s Cabin]
  44. Tonto the Lone Ranger’s constant companion. [Radio: “The Lone Ranger” in Buxton, 143–144; Comics: Horn, 460; TV: Terrace, II, 34–35]
  45. Weller, Samuel servant helps imprisoned Mr. Pickwick by getting himself imprisoned with him. [Br. Lit.: Dickens Pick-wick Papers]
  46. Wiglaf stood by Beowulf to fight dragon while others fled. [Br. Lit.: Beowulf]