Patience (See also Longsuffering.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Patience (See also Longsuffering.)

  1. Amelia idealized personification of patience and perseverance. [Br. Lit.: Amelia]
  2. dock bloom symbolizes patience. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 454]
  3. Enid constant and patient wife of Sir Geraint. [Welsh Lit.: Mabinogion; Br. Lit.: “Idylls of the King”]
  4. Griselda lady immortalized for patience and wifely obedience. [Br. Lit.: Canterbury Tales, “Clerk of Oxenford’s Tale”]
  5. Hermione bore Leontes’ unfounded jealousy, thus gaining his love. [Br. Lit.: The Winter’s Tale]
  6. Jacob serves Laban for fourteen years before receiving permission to marry Rachel. [O.T.: Gen. 24:34]
  7. Job underwent trial by God at Satan’s suggestion. [O.T.: Job]
  8. Penelope Odysseus’ wife; model of feminine virtue, waits twenty years for husband’s return. [Gk. Lit.: Odyssey]