Vanity (See also Conceit, Egotism.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Vanity (See also Conceit, Egotism.)

  1. Barnabas, Parson conceited and weak clergyman. [Br. Lit.: Joseph Andrews]
  2. Bottom, Nick self-important weaver. [Br. Lit.: A Midsummer Night’s Dream]
  3. Cassiopeia claimed her beauty was greater than that of the Nereids. [Gk. Myth.: Leach, 196]
  4. Eglantine, Madame distinguished by her feminine delicacy and seeming worldliness. [Br. Lit.: Canterbury Tales, “The Prioress’s Tale”]
  5. March, Amy beautiful, vain, spoiled girl. [Am. Lit.: Little Women]
  6. mirror attribute of vainglory. [Art: Hall, 211]
  7. Narcissus fell in love with own image. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 174]
  8. peacock conceit personified. [Animal Symbolism: Hall, 239]
  9. Turveydrop, Mr. conceited father of Prince. [Br. Lit.: Bleak House]
  10. Zion, Daughters of Lord reacts harshly to their wanton finery. [O.T.: Isaiah 3:16–26]