Henpecked Husbands

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325. Henpecked Husbands

  1. Belphegor fiend turned man; henpecked by wife. [Ital. Lit.: Belphegor, Walsh Classical, 53]
  2. Dithers, Mr. Dagwoods irascible boss; fears only his demanding wife. [Comics: Blondie in Horn, 118]
  3. Fondlewife old banker, dotingly submissive to wife. [Br. Lit.: The Old Bachelor ]
  4. Jiggs nouveau riche; forever ducking nagging wife Maggies rolling pin. [Comics: Bringing Up Father in Horn, 132]
  5. Mitty, Walter daydreaming, henpecked husband. [Am. Lit.: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty in Cartwell, 606610]
  6. Syntax, Doctor harried and hectored clergyman takes off for the good life. [Br. Lit.: Doctor Syntax, LLEI, 1: 279]
  7. Tesman, George Heddas scholarly husband; jumps at her command. [Nor. Lit.: Hedda Gabler ]

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