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Arrogance

Artfulness (See CUNNING.)
amber
traditional symbol of arrogance. [Gem Symbolism: Jobes, 81]
Arachne
presumptuously challenges Athena to weaving contest; transformed into spider. [Gk. Myth.: Leach, 69]
Catherine de Bourgh, Lady
arrogant, vulgar woman. [Br. Lit.: Pride and Prejudice]
Citizen Kane
rich and powerful man drives away friends by use of power. [Am. Cinema: Halliwell, 149]
Coriolanus
class-conscious and contemptuous leader. [Br. Lit.: Coriolanus]
Darcy, Fitz William
proud of superior station. [Br. Lit.: Pride and Prejudice]
Duck, Donald
overbearing comic strip character with a chip on his shoulder. [Comics: Horn, 216–217]
Dundreary, Lord
his aristocratic haughtiness a trademark. [Br. Lit.: Our American Cousin]
Ferrara, Duke of
has had his wife murdered for too little appreciation of her place. [Br. Poetry: Browning My Last Duchess in Magill IV, 247]
Humpty Dumpty
arbitrarily gives his own meanings to words, and tolerates no objections. [Br. Lit.: Lewis Carroll Through the Looking-Glass]
Lucifer
rebel archangel who challenged God’s supremacy. [Christian Hagiog.: Collier’s, XII, 143]
Lucy
know-it-all cartoon character gives advice to other children. [Comics: “Peanuts” in Horn, 543]
Niobe
for boasting of superiority, her children are killed. [Gk. Myth.: Hall, 224; Rom. Lit.: Metamorphoses]
rue
traditional symbol of arrogance. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 177]
tall sunflower
indicates haughtiness. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 177]
Uzziah
king of Judah assumed priests’ function of burning incense; punished with leprosy. [O.T.: II Chronicles 26:16–19]
veni, vidi, vici
Caesar’s dispatch describing his subjugation of Pharnaces (47 B.C.). [Rom. Hist.: Brewer Note-Book, 923]
Volumnia
magisterial mother of Coriolanus; molds his character. [Br. Lit.: Coriolanus]
yellow carnation
traditional symbol of arrogance. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 291]
yellow sultan
traditional symbol of arrogant contempt. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 177]
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