Definition of Simon Legree

1. Noun. A cruel employer who demands excessive work from the employees.

Exact synonyms: Slave Driver
Generic synonyms: Employer

2. Noun. The cruel slave dealer in an anti-slavery novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe.

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Literary usage of Simon Legree

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1. Poetry by Modern Poetry Association (1916)
"... IIA NEGRO SERMON Simon Legree (To be read in your own variety of negro dialect) ... Simon Legree."

2. The Leopard's Spots: A Romance of the White Man's Burden--1865-1900 by Thomas Dixon (1902)
"... CHAPTER XI Simon Legree IN the death of Mr. Lincoln a group of radical politicians, hitherto suppressed, saw their supreme opportunity to obtain control ..."

3. Uncle Tom's Cabin in Ruins!: Triumphant Defence of Slavery! In a Series of by Nicholas Brimblecomb, Harriet Beecher Stowe (1853)
"MADAM: — You evidently intended, in furtherance of the treasonable design of your book, to make much out of Mr. Simon Legree ; and upon this character you ..."

4. The Chinese Nightingale: And Other Poems by Vachel Lindsay (1919)
"... THE BOOKER WASHINGTON TRILOGY A MEMORIAL TO BOOKER T. WASHINGTON I. A NEGRO SERMON : — Simon Legree (To be read in your own variety of negro dialect. ..."

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