cares only to amass gold; robbed of it, he finds new meaning in love for abandoned child. [Br. Lit.: Benét, 930]
hand-loom weaver who comes, friendless, to Raveloe. [Br. Lit.: Benét, 930]
See: Sewing and Weaving
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.