Slander (See also Gossip.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Slander (See also Gossip.)

  1. Basile calumniating, niggardly bigot. [Fr. Lit.: Barber of Seville; Marriage of Figaro]
  2. Blatant Beast monster with 100 tongues; calumnious voice of world. [Br. Lit.: Faerie Queene]
  3. Candour, Mrs. the most energetic calumniator. [Br. Lit.: School for Scandal]
  4. cobaea vine symbol of slander. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 173]
  5. hellebore symbol of slander. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 174]
  6. Iago malignant Venetian commander; slanders Cassio to Othello. [Br. Lit.: Othello]
  7. Kay, Sir ill-mannered, mean-spirited, but above all, scurrilous. [Br. Lit.: Le Morte d’Arthur; Idylls of the King]
  8. Miriam made leprous for maligning Moses’s marriage to Cushite. [O.T.: Numbers 12:9–10]
  9. Shimei vilifies David, implying he stole Saul’s throne. [O.T.: II Samuel 16:7–8]
  10. Thersites dedicated to denigrating his betters. [Gk. Lit.: Iliad; Br. Lit.: Troilus and Cressida]

Slaughter (See MASSACRE.)