Beside this pirate ancestry I'll bet he was a direct descendant of Simon Legree.
He knew just how to handle Simon Legree, and without Suggs things went fairly smooth—on the surface.
Then, the book tries to show how slavery develops the worst men, of the stamp of Simon Legree, the brutal overseer.
Give me a week or two to rest, and I'll be back in the lab bossing all of you like a Simon Legree.
It was pleasant to find that the recent Simon Legree had his human side.
With the stern look of a Simon Legree she demanded, "How dare you leave your seats!"
None is genuine without Simon Legree and the Louisiana bloodhounds.
The story she tells of her childhood would make a Simon Legree turn pale with envy.
He bears the same relation to gambling that Simon Legree bore to the institution of slavery of fifty years ago.
A cruel, unsympathetic person, esp a tyrannical superior; a slave driver
[1849+; fr the character in Uncle Tom's Cabin, somewhat unfairly]