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Loyalty

Achates
companion and faithful friend of Aeneas. [Rom. Lit.: Aeneid]
Adam
family retainer; offers Orlando his savings. [Br. Lit.: As You Like It]
Aeneas
carried his father Anchises from burning Troy. [Rom. Lit.: Aeneid]
alexandrite
type of chrysoberyl typifying undying devotion. [Gem Symbolism: Jobes, 67]
Antony, Mark
Caesar’s beloved friend; turns public opinion against Caesar’s assassins. [Br. Lit.: Julius Caesar]
Argus
Odysseus’ dog; overjoyed at Odysseus’ return, he dies. [Gk. Lit.: Odyssey]
Balderstone, Caleb
servant true to Ravenswoods despite poverty. [Br. Lit.: The Bride of Lammermoor]
Bevis
mastiff who “saved his master by his fidelity.” [Br. Lit.: Woodstock]
Blondel
loyal troubadour to Richard the Lion-hearted; helps him escape. [Br. Lit.: The Talisman]
bluebell
symbol of loyalty. [Plant Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 172]
Byam, Roger
remains faithful to Captain Bligh after mutiny. [Am. Lit.: Mutiny on the Bounty]
Camillo
as counsellor, exemplifies constancy. [Br. Lit.: The Winter’s Tale]
Chauvin, Nicolas
(fl. early 19th century) he followed Napoleon through everything. [Fr. Hist.: Wallechinsky, 164]
Chester Matt Dillon’s
lame but game sidekick. [TV: “Gun-smoke” in Terrace, I, 331–332]
Chingachgook
ever-devoted to Hawkeye. [Am. Lit.: The Last of the Mohicans]
Cordelia
faithful daughter of sea god Llyr [Celtic Myth.: Parrinder, 67]; loyal and loving daughter of King Lear. [Br. Lit.: King Lear]
dog
ever pictured at feet of saints; “man’s best friend.” [Medieval Art: Brewer Dictionary, 332; Western Folklore: Misc.]
Dolius
the loyal retainer of Odysseus and Penelope. [Gk. Lit.: Odyssey]
Eros
Antony’s freed slave; kills himself rather than harm Antony. [Br. Lit.: Antony and Cleopatra]
Eumaeus
loyal swineherd of Odysseus. [Gk. Lit.: Odyssey]
Faithful Johannes
loyal servant dies for king and is resurrected. [Ger. Fairy Tale: Grimm, 22]
Flavius
loyal and upright steward of Timon. [Br. Lit.: Timon of Athens]
Gloucester
faithful to Lear, he tries to save the king from his daughters’ cruelty. [Br. Drama: Shakespeare King Lear]
Gonzalo
Prospero’s “true preserver and a loyal sir.” [Br. Lit.: The Tempest]
Good-Deeds
only companion who ultimately accompanies Everyman. [Medieval Lit.: Everyman]
Horatio
true-blue friend of Hamlet. [Br. Lit.: Hamlet]
Horton
“faithful one hundred percent,” Horton sits on the Mayzie bird’s egg until it is hatched. [Children’s Lit.: Horton Hatches the Egg]
Iolaus
nephew and trusted companion of Hercules. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 141]
Jonathan
stalwartly defended David; aided him in escape. [O.T.: I Samuel 20:32–34, 42; 23:16]
Kato
loyal servant of the Green Hornet. [Radio: “The Green Hornet” in Buxton, 102–103]
Kent
a “noble and true-hearted” courtier. [Br. Lit.: King Lear]
Merrilies, Meg
Henry Bertram’s Gypsy-nurse; thoroughly devoted and protective. [Br. Lit.: Guy Mannering]
Moniplies, Richard Nigel’s
servant; helps him out of imbroglio. [Br. Lit.: Fortunes of Nigel]
Panza, Sancho
squire to Don Quixote. [Span. Lit.: Don Quixote]
Passepartout
faithful valet of Phileas Fogg. [Fr. Lit.: Around the World in Eighty Days]
Pilar
fiercely devoted leader of a loyalist guerrilla group in the Spanish Civil War. [Am. Lit.: Hemingway For Whom the Bell Tolls]
pirates of Penzance
surrender only when charged by the police to yield in the name of their beloved Queen Victoria. [Br. Opera: Gilbert and Sullivan The Pirates of Penzance]
Ruth
devotedly follows mother-in-law to Bethlehem. [O.T.: Ruth 1:15–17]
Scipio
Gil Blas’ secretary; shares his imprisonment. [Fr. Lit.: Gil Blas]
speedwell
indicates female faithfulness. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 177]
Suzuki
ever faithful to her mistress, especially in sorrow. [Ital. Opera: Puccini, Madama Butterfly, Westerman, 358]
Titinius Cassius’
loyal follower; follows him to death. [Br. Lit.: Julius Caesar]
Tom, Uncle
“noble, high-minded, devoutly Christian Negro slave.” [Am. Lit.: Uncle Tom’s Cabin]
Tonto
the Lone Ranger’s constant companion. [Radio: “The Lone Ranger” in Buxton, 143–144; Comics: Horn, 460; TV: Terrace, II, 34–35]
Weller, Samuel
servant helps imprisoned Mr. Pickwick by getting himself imprisoned with him. [Br. Lit.: Dickens Pick-wick Papers]
Wiglaf
stood by Beowulf to fight dragon while others fled. [Br. Lit.: Beowulf]
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In relevant remarks last month, Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei underlined that the experience of negotiations with Washington on the nuclear issue and the other side's disloyalty to its undertakings proved that the US governments can never be trusted in any respect.
that courts are not well placed to determine what disloyalty means, and
She enumerated the following factors: disloyalty is caused by (1) fiscal problems where the state is unable to maintain the means of coercion, (2) when the regime loses its international legitimacy, (3) when there is a large mobilization against the regime, and (4) when there is a high level of institutionalization in the coercive apparatus.
Jimoh Ibrahim, the Chairman of the airline, stated that, it was difficult to continue investing in the airline with the high level of staff disloyalty and weak business environment.
For the media could no more live without the oxygen of disloyalty than they could without the promise of exposing those hypocrisies that lesser loyalties so often involve people in.
National Australia Bank (AX: NAB) (OTC: NABZY) and Bankwest, a unit of Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) (ASX: CBA), have discarded their disloyalty fee for using rival ATMs.
2 : an act that shows a lack of faithfulness or support <She was hurt by her friend's disloyalty.
In what many saw as an astonishing display of disloyalty, Mr Miliband also declined to rule out challenging for the leadership, amid rising speculation of an autumn plot to topple the Prime Minister.
GORDON BROWN was openly criticised by a former Cabinet colleague today over his ministerial appointments and disloyalty to Tony Blair.
I KEEP reading in your pages a curious disloyalty on the part of Cllr John Mutton to his political party.
violated the intimacy of a private function which attempted to be academic in its content and nature, and has turned it into an act of disloyalty and disrespect toward the university, the students present and the good faith of the president,'' the team said.
He does not take seriously how Japanese expatriates and even American citizens of Japanese ancestry might have served the needs of Japanese foreign policy; and he dismisses the possibility of significant disloyalty among ethnic Japanese, even while acknowledging the pull of nationalism.