Villainy (See also Evil, Wickedness.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Villainy (See also Evil, Wickedness.)

  1. d’Acunha, Teresa portrait of devilish Spanish servant and kidnapper. [Br. Lit.: The Antiquary]
  2. Bligh, Captain (1754–1817) sadistic, heavy-handed captain of the Bounty [Am. Lit.: Mutiny on the Bounty]
  3. Bluto (Brutus) Popeye’s archenemy. [Comics: “Thimble Theater” in Horn, 657–658]
  4. Boris and Natasha duo of dirty dealers. [TV: “Rocky and His Friends” in Terrace, II, 252–253]
  5. Dalgarno, Lord young profligate nobleman; betrays Lady Hermione, slanders Nigel. [Br. Lit.: Fortunes of Nigel]
  6. Dastardly, Dick popular personification of a villain. [TV: “Dastardly and Mutley” in Terrace, I, 185]
  7. deVille, Cruella witchlike rich lady dognaps 99 dalmatians for coat-making. [Am. Cinema: 101 Dalmatians in Disney Films, 181–184]
  8. Fagin iniquitous old man; employs youngsters as thieves. [Br. Lit.: Oliver Twist]
  9. Foulfellow, J. Worthington sly fox cajoles Pinocchio onto stage. [Am. Cinema: Pinocchio in Disney Films, 32–37]
  10. Iago slanders Desdemona; precipitates tragedy. [Br. Lit.: Othello]
  11. Legree, Simon cruel slavemaster of Uncle Tom. [Am. Lit.: Uncle Tom’s Cabin]
  12. Lovelace, Robert nefariously seduces the honorable, virtuous Clarissa. [Br. Lit.: Richardson Clarissa Harlowe in Magill I, 143]
  13. Mime tries to poison Siegfried and get Nibelung treasure. [Ger. Opera: Wagner, Siegfried, Westerman, 241]
  14. Montoni, Signor imprisons and mistreats his wife, tries to force his niece into marriage, and terrorizes the area. [Br. Lit.: Radcliffe The Mysteries of Udolpho in Magill I, 635]
  15. Montserrat, Conrade de attempts to assassinate king; detected by Kenneth’s hound. [Br. Lit.: The Talisman]
  16. Moriarty, Professor arch-criminal, foe of Sherlock Holmes. [Br. Lit.: Doyle Sherlock Holmes]
  17. Mother St. Agatha prioress abets lustful monk’s plot to punish runaway. [Br. Lit.: The Monk]
  18. Murdour reprehensible scoundrel; cuckolds and kills Bevis’s father. [Br. Lit.: Bevis of Hampton]
  19. Oil Can Harry a study in dastardliness. [Comics: “Mighty Mouse” in Horn, 492; TV: “The Mighty Mouse Playhouse” in Terrace, II, 96]
  20. Pizarro, Don illegally imprisons and starves Florestan; plans murder. [Ger. Opera: Beethoven, Fidelio, Westerman, 109–110]
  21. Plantagenet, Richard murders Somerset. [Br. Lit.: II Henry VI]
  22. Queen, the “a crafty devil”; “hourly coining plots.” [Br. Lit.: Cymbeline]
  23. Scarpia offers mock execution for Tosca’s affections. [Ital. Opera: Puccini, Tosca, Westerman, 352–354]
  24. Sheriff of Nottingham traditional badman; thwarted in at-tempts to capture Robin Hood. [Br. Lit.: Robin Hood]
  25. Tello, Don lustful nobleman; sates his passion on Elvira. [Span. Lit.: The King, the Greatest Alcalde]
  26. Wild, Jonathan ambitious knave, schemer, and robber, whose “greatness” is satirized. [Br. Lit.: Fielding Jonathan Wild the Great in Magill II, 516]

Vindictiveness (See VENGEANCE.)