Warning Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Warning

  1. Canterbury bells fairies’ church bells; relied on for vigilance. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 167]
  2. Capitoline geese squawked obstreperously at sight of invader mounting rampart. [Rom. Hist.: Benét, 166]
  3. cock crows at trespassers; morning call routs evil spirits. [Folklore: White, 150; Mercatante, 173–175]
  4. crow’s cry warning of death or illness. [Western Folklore: Jobes, 388]
  5. fiery cross traditional Highlands call to arms. [Scot. Hist.: Brewer Note-Book, 324–325]
  6. Laocoön Trojan priest warns citizens not to accept wooden horse. [Rom. Lit.: Aeneid]
  7. Olivant Roland’s ivory horn; sounded to summon Charlemagne. [Fr. Lit.: The Song of Roland]
  8. Revere, Paul (1735–1818) famous American patriot who warned, “The British are coming” (1775). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 425–426]