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Elizabethan Insults - Letter S

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Elizabethan Insults beginning with the Letter S

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

Scurvy, old, filthy, scurry lord (All's well that ends well)

She hath more hair than wit, and more faults than hairs, and more wealth than faults (The Two Gentlemen of Verona)
She is lumpish, heavy, melancholy (The Two Gentlemen of Verona)
She is peevish, sullun, forward, proud, disobedient, stubborn, lacking duty (The Two Gentlemen of Verona)
She is spread of late into a goodly bulk (The Winter's Tale)
She is too mean to have her name repeated (All's well that ends well)
She speaks yet she says nothing (Romeo and Juliet)
She's a great lubbery boy (The Merry Wives of Windsor)
She's the kitchen wench, and all grease ; and I know not what use to put her but to make a lamp of her and run her from her own light. I warrant, her rags and the tallow in them will burn a Poland winter. If she lives till doomsday, she'll burn a week longer than the whole world (Comedy of Errors)
Should all despair that hath revolted wives, the tenth of mankind would hang themselves (The Winter's Tale)
Silence that fellow, I would he had some casuse to prattle for himself (Measure for Measure)
Sit there, the lyingest knave in Christendom (Henry VI Part 2)
Slander, whose edge is sharper than the sword, whose tongue outvenoms all the worms of Nile (Cymbeline)
Slave, souless villain, dog . O rarely base. (Antony & Cleopatra)
Small curs are not regarded when they grin (Henry VI Part 2)
Snakes, in my heart blood warmed, that sting my heart. Three Judases, each one thrice worse than Judas (Pericles, Prince of Tyre)
So lust though to a radiant angel linked, will sate itself in a celestial bed and prey on garbage (Hamlet)
So vile a lout (King John)
So, thou common dog, didst thou disgorge thy glutton bosom? (Henry IV Part 2)
Soft and dull eyed fool (The Merchant of Venice)
Something is rotten in the state of Denmark (Hamlet)
Sweep on, you fat and greasy citizens (Antony & Cleopatra)

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