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Loyalty

Achates
companion and faithful friend of Aeneas. [Rom. Lit.: Aeneid]
Adam
family retainer; offers Orlando his savings. [Br. Lit.: As You Like It]
Aeneas
carried his father Anchises from burning Troy. [Rom. Lit.: Aeneid]
alexandrite
type of chrysoberyl typifying undying devotion. [Gem Symbolism: Jobes, 67]
Antony, Mark
Caesar’s beloved friend; turns public opinion against Caesar’s assassins. [Br. Lit.: Julius Caesar]
Argus
Odysseus’ dog; overjoyed at Odysseus’ return, he dies. [Gk. Lit.: Odyssey]
Balderstone, Caleb
servant true to Ravenswoods despite poverty. [Br. Lit.: The Bride of Lammermoor]
Bevis
mastiff who “saved his master by his fidelity.” [Br. Lit.: Woodstock]
Blondel
loyal troubadour to Richard the Lion-hearted; helps him escape. [Br. Lit.: The Talisman]
bluebell
symbol of loyalty. [Plant Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 172]
Byam, Roger
remains faithful to Captain Bligh after mutiny. [Am. Lit.: Mutiny on the Bounty]
Camillo
as counsellor, exemplifies constancy. [Br. Lit.: The Winter’s Tale]
Chauvin, Nicolas
(fl. early 19th century) he followed Napoleon through everything. [Fr. Hist.: Wallechinsky, 164]
Chester Matt Dillon’s
lame but game sidekick. [TV: “Gun-smoke” in Terrace, I, 331–332]
Chingachgook
ever-devoted to Hawkeye. [Am. Lit.: The Last of the Mohicans]
Cordelia
faithful daughter of sea god Llyr [Celtic Myth.: Parrinder, 67]; loyal and loving daughter of King Lear. [Br. Lit.: King Lear]
dog
ever pictured at feet of saints; “man’s best friend.” [Medieval Art: Brewer Dictionary, 332; Western Folklore: Misc.]
Dolius
the loyal retainer of Odysseus and Penelope. [Gk. Lit.: Odyssey]
Eros
Antony’s freed slave; kills himself rather than harm Antony. [Br. Lit.: Antony and Cleopatra]
Eumaeus
loyal swineherd of Odysseus. [Gk. Lit.: Odyssey]
Faithful Johannes
loyal servant dies for king and is resurrected. [Ger. Fairy Tale: Grimm, 22]
Flavius
loyal and upright steward of Timon. [Br. Lit.: Timon of Athens]
Gloucester
faithful to Lear, he tries to save the king from his daughters’ cruelty. [Br. Drama: Shakespeare King Lear]
Gonzalo
Prospero’s “true preserver and a loyal sir.” [Br. Lit.: The Tempest]
Good-Deeds
only companion who ultimately accompanies Everyman. [Medieval Lit.: Everyman]
Horatio
true-blue friend of Hamlet. [Br. Lit.: Hamlet]
Horton
“faithful one hundred percent,” Horton sits on the Mayzie bird’s egg until it is hatched. [Children’s Lit.: Horton Hatches the Egg]
Iolaus
nephew and trusted companion of Hercules. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 141]
Jonathan
stalwartly defended David; aided him in escape. [O.T.: I Samuel 20:32–34, 42; 23:16]
Kato
loyal servant of the Green Hornet. [Radio: “The Green Hornet” in Buxton, 102–103]
Kent
a “noble and true-hearted” courtier. [Br. Lit.: King Lear]
Merrilies, Meg
Henry Bertram’s Gypsy-nurse; thoroughly devoted and protective. [Br. Lit.: Guy Mannering]
Moniplies, Richard Nigel’s
servant; helps him out of imbroglio. [Br. Lit.: Fortunes of Nigel]
Panza, Sancho
squire to Don Quixote. [Span. Lit.: Don Quixote]
Passepartout
faithful valet of Phileas Fogg. [Fr. Lit.: Around the World in Eighty Days]
Pilar
fiercely devoted leader of a loyalist guerrilla group in the Spanish Civil War. [Am. Lit.: Hemingway For Whom the Bell Tolls]
pirates of Penzance
surrender only when charged by the police to yield in the name of their beloved Queen Victoria. [Br. Opera: Gilbert and Sullivan The Pirates of Penzance]
Ruth
devotedly follows mother-in-law to Bethlehem. [O.T.: Ruth 1:15–17]
Scipio
Gil Blas’ secretary; shares his imprisonment. [Fr. Lit.: Gil Blas]
speedwell
indicates female faithfulness. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 177]
Suzuki
ever faithful to her mistress, especially in sorrow. [Ital. Opera: Puccini, Madama Butterfly, Westerman, 358]
Titinius Cassius’
loyal follower; follows him to death. [Br. Lit.: Julius Caesar]
Tom, Uncle
“noble, high-minded, devoutly Christian Negro slave.” [Am. Lit.: Uncle Tom’s Cabin]
Tonto
the Lone Ranger’s constant companion. [Radio: “The Lone Ranger” in Buxton, 143–144; Comics: Horn, 460; TV: Terrace, II, 34–35]
Weller, Samuel
servant helps imprisoned Mr. Pickwick by getting himself imprisoned with him. [Br. Lit.: Dickens Pick-wick Papers]
Wiglaf
stood by Beowulf to fight dragon while others fled. [Br. Lit.: Beowulf]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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