Henpecked Husbands Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Henpecked Husbands

  1. Belphegor fiend turned man; henpecked by wife. [Ital. Lit.: Belphegor, Walsh Classical, 53]
  2. Dithers, Mr. Dagwood’s 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 Maggie’s 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, 606–610]
  6. Syntax, Doctor harried and hectored clergyman takes off for the good life. [Br. Lit.: Doctor Syntax, LLEI, 1: 279]
  7. Tesman, George Hedda’s scholarly husband; jumps at her command. [Nor. Lit.: Hedda Gabler]

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