Rashness Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Rashness

  1. Charge of the Light Brigade ill-advised British assault at Balaklava, Crimea (1854). [Br. Hist.: Harbottle, 25]
  2. Gilpin, John rides uncontrollably on fresh steed. [Br. Lit.: John Gilpin’s Ride]
  3. Icarus artificial wings destroyed by flying too close to sun. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 126]
  4. Lear headstrong and “full of changes.” [Br. Lit.: King Lear]
  5. Uzzah rashly grabs for Ark of Covenant, a transgression. [O.T.: II Samuel 6:6–8]