These, however, when they do take place, produce no unhappiness, and are preceded by no bickerings; for the simple reason, than an ill-used wife or a henpecked husband
is not obliged to file a bill in Chancery to obtain a divorce.
"That ever I should live to see you a henpecked husband
and enjoying it!" cried Jo, with uplifted hands.
This uniquely British postcard featured the stereotypical heaving bosoms and voluminous behinds of fat old ladies, the antics of drunken and henpecked husbands
, honeymooning couples and unsuspecting vicars and all the double entendres that went with them.
Let me allay the hidden fears of the machos that empowering women might exacerbate gender rivalry or, worse, increase the number of 'Andres de saya' (henpecked husbands
) in the country.
In that role, he produced 180 pictures of henpecked husbands
and their larger-than-life wives.
THE TWIST: There have been psycho villains, there have been henpecked husbands
on the screen.
Abandoned wives, henpecked husbands
, aging showgirls, tavern owners, aldermen, suicidal millionaires: Archetypes sprung from his pen.
IT'S the news henpecked husbands
across Ireland have been longing for - a cure for nagging.
However, the poll of more than 1,000 men and women suggests that henpecked husbands
should steer clear of having a row mid-afternoon -because 3pm is the best time for the fairer sex to win an argument.
23 -- This title would have enkindled great hopes in the miserable lives of henpecked husbands
, more so if their wives are pretty, and more accomplished than they themselves are!
"Sons of the Desert" and "It's a Gift" explore the world of henpecked husbands
with such attention to detail that the pictures are both funny and unexpectedly poignant.
Irving has perfected that jowly, hangdog look of henpecked husbands
in a state of perpetual misery, and he works it here to maximum effect.