Narcissine


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Related to Narcissine: licorice, licorice root, Amaryllidaceae, Lycoris

Nar`cis´sine


a.1.Of or pertaining to Narcissus.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Beerbohm claims in Zuleika Dobson that "there was nothing Narcissine in [Zuleika's] spirit." His denial serves to put such a fine point on the meaning of narcissism as to highlight the presence of the classical elements of the narcissist in the Duke.
particularly the narcissine (Amaryllidaceae) bulbs Nerium oleander L.
Although this study aligns itself with and builds upon such scholarship, it introduces a new means of looking at the influence of the mirror in the text; in my reading of The Ogre, it is the beloved boy, by assuming the reflective qualities and coloring of the narcissine image traditionally assigned to the courtly lady of medieval romance, who becomes the central specular image for Abel Tiffauges and his search for meaning and fulfillment in the world around him.