Voyeurism

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Voyeurism

See also Eavesdropping.
Actaeon
turned into stag for watching Artemis bathe. [Gk. Myth.: Leach, 8]
elders of Babylon
watch Susanna bathe. [Apocrypha: Susanna; Art: Daniel, 217]
Gyges
king’s bodyguard requested secretly to view queen undressing. [Gk. Lit.: Avery, 507–508]
Peeping Tom
illicitly glanced at the naked Godiva. [Br. Legend: Brewer Dictionary, 815]
Roberts, Mr.
takes advantage of unshaded hospital window to watch nurses taking baths. [Am. Lit.: Heggen Mister Roberts in Sobel, 479]