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Elizabethan Insults - Letter H

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Elizabethan Insults beginning with the Letter H
The following Elizabethan Insults dictionary contains words and phrases from the plays of William Shakespeare.

Hag-seed hence (The Tempest)
Hang cur, hang, you whoreson, insolent noisemaker (The Tempest)

Hang yourself, you muddy conger (Henry IV Part 2)
Hang, beg, starve, die in the streets (Romeo and Juliet)
Have you no modesty, no maiden shame, no touch of bashfulness (A Midsummer Night's Dream)
Having flown over may knavish professions, he settled only on rogue (The Winter's Tale)
He be as good a gentleman as the devil is, as Lucifer and Beelzebub himself (Henry V)
He begins a new hell in himself (King Henry VIII)
He did not flow from honourable sources (Pericles, Prince of Tyre)
He excels his brother for a coward, yet his brother is reputed one of the best there is. In a retreat he outruns any lackey, marry, in the coming on he has the cramp (All's well that ends well)
He has not so much brain as ear wax (Troilus and Cressida)
He hath a half face (King John)
He hath been five thousand years a boy (Love's Labour Lost)
He hath eaten me out of house and home, he hath put all my substance into that fat belly of his (Henry IV Part 2)
He hath out-villiain'd villainy so far that the rarity redeems him (All's well that ends well)
He heareth not, he stirreth not, he moveth not, the ape is dead (Romeo and Juliet)
He is a dreamer, let us leave him (Julius Caesar)
He is deformed, crooked, old and sere, ill faced, worse bodied, shapeless everywhere, vicious, ungentle, foolish, blunt, unkind, stigmatical in making, worse in mind (Comedy of Errors)
He is melancholy without cause (Troilus and Cressida)
He is not the flower of courtesy (Romeo and Juliet)
He is open to incontinency (Hamlet)
He made me mad to see him shine so brisk, and smell so sweet, and talk so like a waiting gentlewoman (Henry IV Part 1)
He never broke any mans head but his own, and that was against a post when he was drunk (Henry V)
He speaks nothing but madman (Twelfth Night)
He that depends upon your favours swims with fins of lead, and hews down oaks with rushes (Coriolanus)
He that is likest to a hogs head (Love's Labour Lost)
He was a frantic fool, hiding his better jests in blunt behaviour (The Taming of the Shrew)
Heaven truly knows that thou are as false as hell (Othello)
Hell is empty and all the devils are here (The Tempest)
He'll yield the crow a pudding one of these days (Henry V)
Her benefits are mightily misplaced (Antony & Cleopatra)
Her complexion is like Swart, like my shoe, but her face nothing like so clean kept, for why, she sweats, a man may go over shoes in the grime of it (Comedy of Errors)
Here comes those I have done good to against my will (The Winter's Tale)
He's a disease that must be cut away (Coriolanus)
He's a most notable coward, an infinite and endless liar, an hourly promise breaker, the owner of not one good quality (All's well that ends well)
He's opposite to humanity (Timon of Athens)
His beastly mind (Cymbeline)
His breath stinks with eating toasted cheese (Henry VI Part 2)
His complextion is perfect gallows (The Tempest)
His days are foul and his drink dangerous (Timon of Athens)
His intellect is not replenished, he is only an animal, only sensible in the duller parts (Love's Labour Lost)
His kisses are Judas's own children (Antony & Cleopatra)
His will is most malignant (King Henry VIII)
His wit's as thick as a Tewkesbury mustard (Henry IV Part 2)
How foul and loathsome is thine image (The Taming of the Shrew)

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