Weakness (See also Timidity, Vulnerability.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Weakness (See also Timidity, Vulnerability.)

  1. Gertrude “Frailty, thy name is woman!” [Br. Lit.: Hamlet]
  2. Henry VI dominated by queen and vassal; shirks responsibilities. [Br. Lit.: Henry VI]
  3. John, King without grandeur, strength, or any regal quality. [Br. Lit.: King John]
  4. Milquetoast, Casper the original “Timid Soul”; afraid of calling soul his own. [Comics: Horn, 663]
  5. Mitty, Walter epitome of weak-spirited man. [Am. Lit.: “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” in Payton, 448]
  6. musk traditional symbol of weakness. [Plant Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 176]
  7. Pilate, Pontius yields to clamoring of Jews, hands Jesus over. [N.T.: Matthew 27:24–26; Luke 23:16–25; John 19:1–16]
  8. Warren, Nicole relies on Dick for stability and identity. [Am. Lit.: Tender Is the Night]