Beauty, Feminine

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62. Beauty, Feminine (See also Beauty, Sensual.)

  1. Amoret (Amoretta) typical of female loveliness. [Br. Lit.: Faerie Queene, Brewer Dictionary, 30]
  2. Annabel Lee poets beautiful beloved. [Am. Lit.: Annabel Lee in Portable Poe ]
  3. Aphrodite (Rom. Venus ) archetype of feminine beauty. [Gk. Myth.: Parrinder, 24]
  4. Astarte beautiful goddess of fertility and sexual love. [Phoenician Myth.: Zimmerman, 33]
  5. Bathsheba king David killed to gain her. [O.T.: II Samuel 11]
  6. Beauty beautiful woman married to an enchanted beast who turns into a prince. [Fr. Fairy Tale: Beauty and the Beast in Walsh Classical, 49]
  7. Cleopatra beautiful queen of Egypt; wins Marc Antonys heart. [Br. Lit.: Antony and Cleopatra ]
  8. crabapple blossom traditional symbol. [Chinese Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 377]
  9. Deirdre prophesied to become the most beautiful woman in Ireland. [Irish Legend: Benét, 259]
  10. Doone, Lorna her good looks stir John Ridd and others. [Br. Lit.: Lorna Doone, Magill I, 524526]
  11. Dorothy la Désirée Jurgens childhood sweetheart; when he finds her again in a magic garden she has retained the beauty he had praised in his poems. [Am. Lit.: Jurgen in Magill I, 464]
  12. Duchess of Alba Goyas lover and model, immortalized on canvas. [Span. Art: Wallechinsky, 192]
  13. Etain most beautiful woman in Ireland. [Irish Folklore: Briggs, 123125]
  14. Freya goddess of love, beauty, and fecundity; beautiful, blue-eyed blonde. [Norse Myth.: Leach, 425]
  15. Galatea statue so striking, Venus grants sculptor Pygmalions wish that it live. [Gk. Myth.: LLEI, I: 286]
  16. Gibson girl classic, comely woman of illustrations (1890s). [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 283]
  17. Golden Bells epitome of the beautiful Chinese woman. [Irish Lit.: Messer Marco Polo, Magill I, 584585]
  18. Hebe beautiful cupbearer to the gods. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 117]
  19. Helen of Troy beautiful woman kidnapped by smitten Paris, precipitating Trojan war. [Gk. Lit.: Iliad; Trojan Women ; Euripides, Helene ]
  20. Hypatia (c. 370415) Greek philosopher, renowned for beauty and wit. [Gk. Hist.: NCE, 1302]
  21. Kriemhild Burgundian princesss beauty known throughout Europe. [Ger. Lit.: Nibelungenlied ]
  22. Marcella farmers daughter; every bachelor fancies her. [Span. Lit.: Don Quixote ]
  23. Marie Antoinette (17551793) beautiful queen consort of King Louis XVI of France. [Fr. Hist.: EB, VI: 620]
  24. Miss America annually selected most beautiful young woman in America. [Am. Hist.: Allen, 5657]
  25. OHara, Scarlett epitome of a beautiful Southern belle. [Am. Lit.: Gone With the Wind ]
  26. Simonetta Botticellis hauntingly beautiful young model. [Ital. Art: Wallechinsky, 190]
  27. Snow White snow-toned flesh, ebony hair, blood-red lips. [Ger. Fairy Tale: Grimm, 184]
  28. Teal Eye Her beauty remained forever in Boones memory. [Am. Lit.: The Big Sky ]
  29. Tehani lovely Tahitian girl loved by Byam. [Br. Lit.: Mutiny on the Bounty ]
  30. Van Tassel, Katrina rich farmers daughter, pursued by Ichabod Crane and Brom Bones. [Am. Lit.: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow ]
  31. Venus de Milo armless statue of pulchritudinous goddess. [Gk. Art: Brewer Dictionary, 1126]

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