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Longsuffering

412. Longsuffering (See also Patience.)

  1. Aspasia pathetic figure bearing fate with fortitude. [Br. Lit.: The Maids Tragedy ]
  2. Burns, Helen long-suffering victim of schools cruel treatment. [Br. Lit.: Jane Eyre ]
  3. Canio must be funny despite rage over wifes unfaithfulness. [Ital. Opera: Leoncavallo, Pagliacci, Westerman, 341342]
  4. Clayhanger, Edwin makes concessions to wifes greed and irascibility. [Br. Lit.: The Clayhanger Trilogy ]
  5. Dodsworth, Sam patiently endures egotism of his childish wife until marriage dissolves. [Am. Lit.: Dodsworth ]
  6. Griselda endures husbands cruelty nobly. [Br. Lit.: Canterbury Tales, Clerks Tale; Ital. Lit.: Decameron, Dineos Tale of Griselda]
  7. oxeye symbol of long-suffering composure. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 176]
  8. Prynne, Hester stoically endures the ostracism imposed on her for adultery. [Am. Lit.: The Scarlet Letter ]
  9. Santa Cruz, Jacinta passively tolerates husbands adultery; rears his bastard. [Span. Lit.: Fortunata and Jacinta ]

Loquacity (See TALKATIVENESS. )

Loser (See FAILURE .)

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