What is it that your husband
says in that little letter?
When the Greek king," said the fisherman to the genius, "had finished the story of the parrot, he added to the vizir, "And so, vizir, I shall not listen to you, and I shall take care of the physician, in case I repent as the husband
did when he had killed the parrot.
I have not been bringing up my daughter for that all this time, I can tell you, husband
For whenever the temper of the Women is thus exasperated by confinement at home or hampering regulations abroad, they are apt to vent their spleen upon their husbands
and children; and in the less temperate climates the whole male population of a village has been sometimes destroyed in one or two hours of simultaneous female outbreak.
She thought of her husband
in some vague warm clime on the other side of the globe, while she was here in the cold.
In the eyes of the world Pierre was a great gentleman, the rather blind and absurd husband
of a distinguished wife, a clever crank who did nothing but harmed nobody and was a first-rate, good-natured fellow.
Dorothea in her young weariness had slept soon and fast: she was awakened by a sense of light, which seemed to her at first like a sudden vision of sunset after she had climbed a steep hill: she opened her eyes and saw her husband
wrapped in his warm gown seating himself in the arm-chair near the fire-place where the embers were still glowing.
But there was some foolishness here; she was come without the knowledge of her husband
, as her furtive manner indicated, to a meeting she dreaded and was ashamed to tell him of; she was come into danger; then it must be to save, not herself but him; the folly to be concealed could never have been Mary's.
It's a burning shame to speak of my husband
in that way
In the face of the excuses in the drawing-room, in the face of the empty places at the dinner-table, what could the friendliest guests do, to any good purpose, to help the husband
and wife in their sore and sudden need?
And there is an end of my portrait of my husband
on our wedding-day.
The rest I gave to my husband
to put into the bank against the time when he wanted it to set up in business for himself.
Though her countenance did not denote much natural sweetness of temper, yet this was, perhaps, somewhat soured by a circumstance which generally poisons matrimonial felicity; for children are rightly called the pledges of love; and her husband
, though they had been married nine years, had given her no such pledges; a default for which he had no excuse, either from age or health, being not yet thirty years old, and what they call a jolly brisk young man.
As I wanted a trial scene in the Old Bailey, I chose the period of 1700 for my purpose; but being shamefully ignorant of my subject, and my husband
confessing to little more knowledge than I possessed, a London bookseller was commissioned to send us everything he could procure bearing on Old Bailey trials.
The wife had discovered that the husband
was carrying on an intrigue with a French girl, who had been a governess in their family, and she had announced to her husband
that she could not go on living in the same house with him.