- skip - Brewer’s

Lovelace

.

The hero of Richardson’s novel called Clarissa Harlowe. He is a selfish voluptuary, a man of fashion, whose sole ambition is to ensnare female modesty and virtue. Crabbe calls him “rich, proud, and crafty; handsome, brave, and gay.”

1

previous entry · index · next entry

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

previous entry · index · next entry

Love (God of)
Love-lock
Love-powders or Potions
Love and Lordship
Love in a Cottage
Love-in-Idleness
Love me, Love my Dog
Love’s Girdle
Love’s Labour’s Lost (Shakespeare)
Lovel, the Dog
Lovelace
Lover’s Leap
Loving or Grace Cup
Loving Cup
Low-bell
Low Church
Low Comedian (The)
Low Mass
Low Sunday
Low to High
Lower City (The)

See Also:

Lovelace