There were drunken peasants; snub-nosed old harridans
in slippers; bareheaded artisans; cab drivers; every species of beggar; boys; a locksmith's apprentice in a striped smock, with lean, emaciated features which seemed to have been washed in rancid oil; an ex-soldier who was offering penknives and copper rings for sale; and so on, and so on.
on the panels upstairs have unsettled you.
Parry as somewhat elderly, by no means beautiful, very much made up--an insolent old harridan
, in short, whose parties were amusing because one met odd people; but Helen herself always pitied poor Mr.
It was her keeper who tore her away in the end, cling as she would to Michael, screaming all the while like a harridan
Why is that tattling old harridan
, Peggy O'Dowd, to make free with my name at her d--d supper-table, and advertise my engagement over the three kingdoms?
It was like a goad to the painted, shiny-eyed harridan
on the sofa.
One of the most outrageously entertaining harridans
ever to disgrace the screen, Her foul-mouthed Ladyship delivered a textbook lesson in how to JUNGLE QUEEN?
As they're quickly seen for what they are - harridans
Marsland acts her socks off as a pair of old harridans
(the latter a mix of Nellie Boswell, Agnes Brown and Kathy Bates in Misery), while the second generational part of Kearney's tale is narratively the more engaging.
Perhaps I should have gone into Italian politics" Sarah Wollaston, on becoming a Tory MP "The screeching harridans
of hatred are tearing into the only asset the Tory Cabinet has: the acceptable blokeiness of Ken Clarke which gives the Government a glint of humanity" Labour MP Paul Flynn
Take a look at Loose Women, on which a panel of harridans
waxes (or should that be bikini waxes) lyrical on the subject of men.
Cue a two-pronged attack from Tory harridans
Edwina Currie and Ann Widdecombe, bleating that jobs should be awarded only on merit.