Beauty, Lasting

Beauty, Lasting

Célimène
beauty not diminished by character or age. [Fr. Drama: The Misanthrope]
Mona Lisa
La Gioconda, da Vinci’s enchanting portrait. [Ital. Art: Wallechinsky, 190]
My Last Duchess
poem about a wife whose beauty is frozen in portrait. [Br. Lit.: “My Last Duchess” in Norton, 757–758]
stock
symbolizes enduring loveliness. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 177]
unravished bride
her portrait fixed in clay, she cannot fade but will be forever fair. [Br. Poetry: Keats “Ode on a Grecian Urn”]