The narrative of innocence and uxoriousness
that Peter is trying to build for himself is difficult to believe, but if so proved, he will feel the most cheated.
For Andrea, the ways he imagines and hypothesizes Lucrezia's desires, motivations, and voice (of which, more anon) permit and even necessitate his uxoriousness
and his artistic and ethical compromises.
his own fall into license, Specifically the uxoriousness
In the opening scene, Pilate's masculinity is in a crisis due to his uxoriousness
The faux uxoriousness
hid an attempt to use his faithfulness to Mormonism, a negative in evangelical Protestant areas, to his advantage.
, while terrible, unveils the only potentially not terrible thing in him: a latent capacity to respond to another person.
12) The widely circulated medieval versions of the story pick up on this hostility, embellishing the tale by intensifying both the first husband's uxoriousness
and the widow's macabre and callous independence of him.
(wife-fervor) implies dependency as well as a stream of elegantly tendered piropos ("Your breasts have the eyes of a gazelle").
Adam's praise, which verges more on idolatry than on the uxoriousness
critics often point to, refers beyond the historical moment, namely his immoderate love of Eve that inclines him to fall, and alludes within the epic to the Son's boundless love for humanity.
In spite of that, Adam is enlisted in Cranach's long sequence of pictures of imprudent lovers; added, because of Adam's uxoriousness
, to Samson with Delilah, Holofernes with Judith, Sisera with Jael, and in a jocular series, old men with young whores.
The inclusion in The Kings Cabinet Opened of a letter from the unhappy early years of the royal marriage heightens the sense not only of the king's uxoriousness
, but of the queen's foreign, non-English ways.
In his biography of his father, Francis Deng deals frankly and in detail with Deng Majok's prodigious uxoriousness