Modesty (See also Chastity, Humility.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Modesty (See also Chastity, Humility.)

  1. Bell, Laura reserved, demure character. [Br. Lit.: Pendennis]
  2. Bianca gentle, unassuming sister of Kate. [Br. Lit.: The Taming of the Shrew]
  3. fig leaves used to cover Adam and Eve’s nakedness. [O.T.: Genesis 3:7]
  4. pearl emblem of discreet shyness. [Gem Symbolism: Kunz, 69]
  5. sweet violet indicates a modest temperament. [Flower Symbol-ism: Flora Symbolica, 178]