Protectiveness (See also Guardianship.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Protectiveness (See also Guardianship.)


  1. Adams, Parson Abraham bookish, unworldly protector of the weak and innocent. [Br. Lit.: Joseph Andrews]
  2. Darius (d. 486 B.C.) Persian king; permits and guarantees rebuilding of temple. [O.T.: Ezra 6:6–12]
  3. Douglas, the Widow caretaker of Huck Finn. [Am. Lit.: Huckleberry Finn]
  4. Epona (Bubona) goddess; watched over cattle and horses. [Rom. Myth.: Kravitz, 90]
  5. Evelyn, Aunt uses influence to keep nephew from war front. [Br. Lit.: Memoirs of an Infantry Officer, Magill I, 579–581]
  6. Genevieve, St. saved Paris from marauders by intercession. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 147]
  7. Hendon, Miles disinherited knight takes urchin-prince under wing. [Am. Lit.: The Prince and the Pauper]
  8. Ida nymph who guarded infant Zeus from being eaten by father, Cronus. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 134]
  9. Jehosheba secretes future king, Joash, from Athaliah’s slaughter. [O.T.: II Kings 11:2; II Chronicles 22:11]
  10. Knights Templar society formed to guard pilgrims to Jerusalem. [Medieval Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 1066]
  11. Kuan Yin protectress of fishermen and housemaids. [Buddhism: Binder, 42]
  12. Magwitch, Abel saved by Pip; dedicates himself to Pip’s future. [Br. Lit.: Great Expectations]
  13. Mannering, Guy paternal helper of friend’s daughter and tutor. [Br. Lit.: Guy Mannering]
  14. Michael, St. guardian archangel. [O.T.: Daniel 10:13, 21; 12:1]
  15. Nicholas, St. protector of sailors; patron saint of schoolboys. [Christian Hagiog.: Brewster, 12–13]
  16. Old Yeller friend and watchdog assumes houndly nobility. [Am. Cinema: Disney Films, 145–146]
  17. Palladium colossal statue whose presence insured Troy’s safety. [Rom. Legend: Brewer Dictionary, 796]
  18. Quasimodo creature hides Esmeralda in sanctuary to save her. [Fr. Lit.: The Hunchback of Notre Dame]
  19. Rahab conceals two Israelite spies from Jericho authorities. [O.T.: Joshua 2:2–6]
  20. ravens during drought, Elijah is fed by them. [O.T.: I Kings 17:1–6]
  21. Secret Service provides security for U.S. presidents. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 2466]
  22. Swiss Guard traditional papal escort. [Rom. Cath. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary]
  23. Wells Fargo armored carriers of bullion. [Am. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 1147]