Virtuousness (See also Honesty, Righteousness.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Virtuousness (See also Honesty, Righteousness.)

  1. Amelia faithful wife of William Booth, often in debtors’ prison, saved by her purity from the men who prey upon her. [Br. Lit.: Amelia]
  2. Andrews, Pamela servant who, despite threats, attempted seduction, and imprisonment by her master, remains chaste till their marriage. [Br. Lit.: Richardson Pamela]
  3. Andromache thinks only of family; rejects king’s advances. [Fr. Lit.: Andromache]
  4. Apostrophia epithet of Aphrodite, meaning “rejecter of sinful passion.” [Gk. Myth.: Misc.]
  5. Christian John Bunyan’s virtuous, well-traveled hero. [Br. Lit.: Pilgrim’s Progress]
  6. Erlynne, Mrs. gains socially admirable title of “good woman.” [Br. Lit.: Lady Windermere’s Fan, Magill I, 488–490]
  7. Galahad, Sir noblest and purest knight of the Round Table. [Br. Lit.: Le Morte d’Arthur]
  8. Guyon, Sir embodiment of virtuous self-control. [Br. Lit.: Faerie Queene]
  9. Marina “a piece of virtue.” [Br. Lit.: Pericles]
  10. Nickleby, Kate pure-minded sister of Nicholas; repulses all advances. [Br. Lit.: Nicholas Nickleby]
  11. Pamela sweet maidservant who chastely repels disgraceful advances, marries her aristocratic pursuer, and attempts to reform him. [Br. Lit.: Richardson Pamela]
  12. Susanna rejects advances of elderly men. [Apocrypha: Susanna]
  13. Thirty-Six Righteous Men the minimum number of anonymous individuals in each generation believed to have the virtues and humility to which the world owes its continued existence. [Jew. Legend: Encyclopedia Judaica,X, 1367]
  14. Tuesday’s child full of grace. [Nurs. Rhyme: Opie, 309]
  15. Wilkes, Melanie virtuous, long-suffering wife of Ashley. [Am. Lit.: Gone With the Wind]