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Cedric of Rotherwood
crippled fiddler with intense feelings. [Br. Lit.: Pendennis]
zealous about restoring Saxon independence. [Br. Lit.: Ivanhoe]
zealous for universal knowledge; sells soul to Lucifer. [Medieval Legend and Ger. Lit.: Faust; Br. Lit.: Doctor Faustus]
attribute of St. Augustine; symbol of religious fervor. [Art: Hall, 123]
boy with lust for authority and killing. [Brit. Lit.: Lord of the Flies]
eager-beaver cub reporter and Superman’s friend. [Comics: “Superman” in Horn, 341]
term used in alluding to Richard Nixon’s zealous, ardent staff, with reference to Watergate and cover-up. [Am. Pop. Culture: Misc.]
traditional symbol of zeal. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 173]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.