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678. Villainy (See also Evil, Wickedness.)

  1. dAcunha, Teresa portrait of devilish Spanish servant and kidnapper. [Br. Lit.: The Antiquary ]
  2. Bligh, Captain (17541817) sadistic, heavy-handed captain of the Bounty [Am. Lit.: Mutiny on the Bounty ]
  3. Bluto (Brutus ) Popeyes archenemy. [Comics: Thimble Theater in Horn, 657658]
  4. Boris and Natasha duo of dirty dealers. [TV: Rocky and His Friends in Terrace, II, 252253]
  5. Dalgarno, Lord young profligate nobleman; betrays Lady Hermione, slanders Nigel. [Br. Lit.: Fortunes of Nigel ]
  6. Dastardly, Dick popular personification of a villain. [TV: Dastardly and Mutley in Terrace, I, 185]
  7. deVille, Cruella witchlike rich lady dognaps 99 dalmatians for coat-making. [Am. Cinema: 101 Dalmatians in Disney Films, 181184]
  8. Fagin iniquitous old man; employs youngsters as thieves. [Br. Lit.: Oliver Twist ]
  9. Foulfellow, J. Worthington sly fox cajoles Pinocchio onto stage. [Am. Cinema: Pinocchio in Disney Films, 3237]
  10. Iago slanders Desdemona; precipitates tragedy. [Br. Lit.: Othello ]
  11. Legree, Simon cruel slavemaster of Uncle Tom. [Am. Lit.: Uncle Toms Cabin ]
  12. Lovelace, Robert nefariously seduces the honorable, virtuous Clarissa. [Br. Lit.: Richardson Clarissa Harlowe in Magill I, 143]
  13. Mime tries to poison Siegfried and get Nibelung treasure. [Ger. Opera: Wagner, Siegfried, Westerman, 241]
  14. Montoni, Signor imprisons and mistreats his wife, tries to force his niece into marriage, and terrorizes the area. [Br. Lit.: Radcliffe The Mysteries of Udolpho in Magill I, 635]
  15. Montserrat, Conrade de attempts to assassinate king; detected by Kenneths hound. [Br. Lit.: The Talisman ]
  16. Moriarty, Professor arch-criminal, foe of Sherlock Holmes. [Br. Lit.: Doyle Sherlock Holmes ]
  17. Mother St. Agatha prioress abets lustful monks plot to punish runaway. [Br. Lit.: The Monk ]
  18. Murdour reprehensible scoundrel; cuckolds and kills Beviss father. [Br. Lit.: Bevis of Hampton ]
  19. Oil Can Harry a study in dastardliness. [Comics: Mighty Mouse in Horn, 492; TV: The Mighty Mouse Playhouse in Terrace, II, 96]
  20. Pizarro, Don illegally imprisons and starves Florestan; plans murder. [Ger. Opera: Beethoven, Fidelio, Westerman, 109110]
  21. Plantagenet, Richard murders Somerset. [Br. Lit.: II Henry VI ]
  22. Queen, the a crafty devil; hourly coining plots. [Br. Lit.: Cymbeline ]
  23. Scarpia offers mock execution for Toscas affections. [Ital. Opera: Puccini, Tosca, Westerman, 352354]
  24. Sheriff of Nottingham traditional badman; thwarted in at-tempts to capture Robin Hood. [Br. Lit.: Robin Hood ]
  25. Tello, Don lustful nobleman; sates his passion on Elvira. [Span. Lit.: The King, the Greatest Alcalde ]
  26. Wild, Jonathan ambitious knave, schemer, and robber, whose greatness is satirized. [Br. Lit.: Fielding Jonathan Wild the Great in Magill II, 516]

Vindictiveness (See VENGEANCE .)


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