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387. Irresponsibility (See also Carelessness, Forgetfulness.)

  1. Alectryon changed to cock because he forgot to warn Mars of suns rising. [Rom. Myth.: LLEI, I: 322]
  2. Belch, Sir Toby Olivias riotous, reckless uncle. [Br. Lit.: Twelfth Night ]
  3. Bovary, Emma irresponsible, careless character; betrays husband. [Fr. Lit.: Madame Bovary ]
  4. Capp, Andy negligent of marital obligations. [Comics: Horn, 8283]
  5. Falstaff, Sir John misuses the Kings press damnably. [Br. Lit.: II Henry IV ]
  6. Google, Barney neglects wife for race horse. [Comics: Horn, 99100]
  7. Palinurus sleeping helmsman, falls overboard. [Rom. Lit.: Aeneid ]
  8. Paragon, Mary Anne careless servant of David and Dora. [Br. Lit.: David Copperfceld ]
  9. Trulliber, Parson satire on one who does not do his job. [Br. Hist.: Joseph Andrews, Espy, 131]
  10. Wimpy sloppily dressed comic strip character; always forgets to pay for hamburgers. [Comics: Popeye in Horn, 657658]