Virginity (See also Chastity, Purity.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Virginity (See also Chastity, Purity.)

  1. Agnes, St. patron saint of virgins. [Christian Hagiog.: Brewer Dictionary, 16]
  2. Atala Indian maiden learns too late she can be released from her vow to remain a virgin. [Fr. Lit.: Atala]
  3. Athena goddess who had no love affairs and never married, called Parthenos, ‘the Virgin.’ [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 60]
  4. Cecilia, St. consecrated self to God, bridegroom followed suit. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 81–82]
  5. Chrysanthus and Daria, Sts. sexless marriage for glory of God. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 86]
  6. Drake, Temple chastity makes her the object of attacks. [Am. Lit.: Sanctuary]
  7. garden, enclosed wherein grow the red roses of chastity. [Christian Symbolism: De Virginibus, Appleton, 41]
  8. Josyan steadfastly retains virginity for future husband. [Br. Lit.: Bevis of Hampton]
  9. Lygia foreign princess remains chaste despite Roman orgies. [Polish Lit.: Quo Vadis, Magill I, 797–799]
  10. lily symbol of Blessed Virgin; by extension, chastity. [Christian Symbolism: Appleton, 57–58]
  11. ostrich egg symbolic of virgin birth. [Art: Hall, 110]
  12. red and white roses, garland of emblem of virginity, esp. of the Virgin Mary. [Christian Iconog.: Jobes, 374]
  13. Vestals six pure girls; tended fire sacred to Vesta. [Rom. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 1127]
  14. Virgin Mary, Blessed mother of Jesus. [Christianity: NCE, 1709]