- Some say no evil thing that walks by night,
In fog or fire, by lake or moorish fen,
Blue meagre hag, or stubborn unlaid ghost,
That breaks his magic chains at curfew time,
No goblin or swart faery of the mine,
Hath hurtful power o'er true virginity.
- Action Girl: Via Virgin Power
- Anti-Magic: The herb.
- Arcadia: Both Comus and the Attendent Spirit appear as shepherds.
- Baleful Polymorph: The power, of course, of Comus's mother Circe, and of Comus himself, who enchants his victims so that they have the heads of animals.
- Commonality Connection: Between Sabrina and the Lady.
- Damsel in Distress: The sister.
- Dances and Balls: Comus urges his followers to this.
- Deity of Human Origin: Sabrina, the goddess of the river Severn.
- Deus ex Machina: Sabrina
- Evil Sorcerer: Comus
- The Fair Folk: See page quote.
- Healing Herb: The spirit attributes its knowledge to a shepherd boy who knows this.
- Healing Potion: From Sabrina
- Light Is Good: Virtue's own radiant light.
- The Lost Woods: Where she's held captive.
- Magic Wand: Comus has one.
- Nature Abhors a Virgin: Or so Comus argues.
- Our Angels Are DifferentA thousand liveried angels lackey her
- Our Dragons Are Different:"the guard
Of dragon-watch with unenchanted eye"
- Religion of Evil: Comus's crew worship Hecate.
- Rule of Symbolism: The herb has a golden flower "in another country".
- Sacred Hospitality: The sister praises it among the poor.
- Schmuck Banquet: Comus offers one.
- Virgin Power: Why the sister has little to fear from Comus.
- Wicked Stepmother: The Backstory of a magical herb.