Noblemindedness

Noblemindedness

Noise (See LOUDNESS.)
Nonchalance (See INDIFFERENCE.)
Andrews, Joseph
epitome of the virtuous male. [Br. Lit.: Joseph Andrews]
Banquo
principled and noble compatriot of Macbeth. [Br. Lit.: Macbeth]
Bede, Adam
accepts beloved even after illicit affair. [Br. Lit.: Adam Bede]
Camiola
generously pays Bertoldo’s ransom. [Br. Lit.: The Maid of Honor, Walsh Modern, 84]
Cheeryble Brothers
noble, generous twins. [Br. Lit.: Nicholas Nickleby]
Daphnis
afraid of causing pain, does not deflower Chloë. [Gk. Lit.: Daphnis and Chloë, Magill I, 184]
Grandison, Sir Charles
magnanimous gentleman feels honor-bound to marry an acquaintance who loves him, despite his love for another. [Br. Lit.: Sir Charles Grandison in Magill III, 983]
Levin, Konstantine
shows compassion in dealing with peasant laborers. [Russ. Lit.: Anna Karenina]
Lohengrin
defeats Telramund in trial by combat; spares him. [Ger. Opera: Wagner, Lohengrin, Westerman, 215]
Lord Jim
successful in lifelong efforts to regain honor lost in moment of cowardice. [Br. Lit.: Lord Jim]
Newman, Christopher
destroys the evidence that could wreck the man who obstructed his marriage plans. [Am. Lit.: The American]
pirates of Penzance
never attacked weaker parties; always freed orphans. [Br. Opera: The Pirates of Penzance]
Rienzi
pardons his would-be murderer. [Ger. Opera: Wagner, Rienzi, Westerman, 203]
Valjean, Jean
yields to the man who has harassed him unmercifully. [Fr. Lit.: Les Miserables]
Wilkes, Ashley
sensitive Southerner who remains true to home-land and wife. [Am. Lit.: Gone With the Wind, Magill III, 424–426.]