412. Longsuffering (See also Patience.)
- Aspasia pathetic figure bearing fate with fortitude. [Br. Lit.: The Maid’s Tragedy ]
- Burns, Helen long-suffering victim of school’s cruel treatment. [Br. Lit.: Jane Eyre ]
- Canio must be funny despite rage over wife’s unfaithfulness. [Ital. Opera: Leoncavallo, Pagliacci, Westerman, 341–342]
- Clayhanger, Edwin makes concessions to wife’s greed and irascibility. [Br. Lit.: The Clayhanger Trilogy ]
- Dodsworth, Sam patiently endures egotism of his childish wife until marriage dissolves. [Am. Lit.: Dodsworth ]
- Griselda endures husband’s cruelty nobly. [Br. Lit.: Canterbury Tales, “Clerk’s Tale”; Ital. Lit.: Decameron, “Dineo’s Tale of Griselda”]
- oxeye symbol of long-suffering composure. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 176]
- Prynne, Hester stoically endures the ostracism imposed on her for adultery. [Am. Lit.: The Scarlet Letter ]
- Santa Cruz, Jacinta passively tolerates husband’s adultery; rears his bastard. [Span. Lit.: Fortunata and Jacinta ]
Loquacity (See TALKATIVENESS. )
Loser (See FAILURE .)
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