Beauty, Rustic

Beauty, Rustic

Amaryllis
a favorite subject of pastoral poets. [Rom. Lit.: Eclogues]
Chloë
beautiful shepherdess beloved by Daphnis. [Rom. Lit.: “Daphne and Chloë” in Brewer Handbook, 204]
Dulcinea
beautiful peasant woman idealized by Don Quixote. [Span. Lit.: Don Quixote]
Pocahontas
natural beauty embodied in an Indian maiden. [Am. Hist.: EB, VIII: 57]
Ragmaid
no one but the prince sees through her dishevelment. [Br. Fairy Tale: “The Little Ragmaid” in Macleod, 39–44]
Tess of the D’Urbervilles
beautiful country girl. [Br. Lit.: Tess of the D’Urbervilles]
Thestylis
embodiment of peasant prettiness. [Br. Lit.: L’Allegro, Brewer Dictionary, 1074]