Unselfishness (See also Dedication.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Unselfishness (See also Dedication.)

  1. Arden, Enoch returned castaway; keeps identity secret from wife to preserve her “new life” happiness. [Br. Lit.: Enoch Arden]
  2. Bartholomea Capitanio and Vincentia Gerosa, Sts. founded order to nurse sick, teach young. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 58]
  3. Bergerac, Cyrano de composed eloquent love letters for another. [Fr. Lit.: Cyrano de Bergerac]
  4. Carton, Sydney allows himself to be guillotined in place of Charles Darnay. [Br. Lit.: Dickens A Tale of Two Cities]
  5. Cratchit, Bob ill-paid clerk; uncomplainingly supports large family. [Br. Lit.: A Christmas Carol]
  6. Goriot, Père generosity to daughters caused his own poverty. [Fr. Lit.: Père Goriot]