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Cheerfulness

blood
humor effecting temperament of sanguineness. [Medieval Physiology: Hall, 130]
coreopsis
symbol of cheerfulness because of its bright yellow flowers. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 371]
crocus
symbol of cheerfulness. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 383]
L’Allegro
pastoral idyll; title means the cheerful or merry one. [Br. Lit.: “L’Allegro” in Benét, 24–25]
Pollyanna
the “glad child,” extraordinarily optimistic. [Children’s Lit.: Pollyanna]
Raggedy Ann
good-natured despite misadventures; doll with perpetual smile. [Children’s Lit.: Raggedy Ann Stories]
Sabbath’s
(Sunday’s) child bonny and blithe, good and gay. [Nurs. Rhyme: Opie, 309]
Silver, Mattie
Zeena’s cousin-companion; brightens Frome’s gloomy house. [Am. Lit.: Ethan Frome]
Singin’ in the Rain
downpour doesn’t dampen singer’s spirits. [Pop. Music: Fordin, 355]
Tapley, Mark
Martin’s ever jovial companion. [Br. Lit.: Martin Chuzzlewit]
xeranthemum
symbolizes good-naturedness in adversity. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 178]
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