Shakespeare's Insults : Educating Your Wit
Shakespeare's Insults Educating Your Wit Author:Wayne F. Hill The sharpest stings ever to snap from the tip of an English-speaking tongue are here at hand, ready to be directed at the knaves, villains, and coxcombs of the reader's choice. Culled from 38 plays, here are the best 5,000 examples of Shakespeare's glorious invective, arranged by play, in order of appearance, with helpful act and line numbers fo... more »r easy reference, along with an index of topical scorn appropriate to particular characters and occasions. Line art.« less
This book collects the smartest stings ever to snap from the tip of an English-speaking tongue. You can use this book in a hundred ways. Keep it near at hand. Be ready when the need arises. Shakespeare can lend you the fulsome, dripping line you need.
Includes hundreds of great insults, like:
"I never see thy face but I think upon hell-fire!"
"You crusty botch of nature!"
"You do me most insupportable vexation"
"If I were but two hours younger, I'd beat thee."
"More of your conversation would infect my brain"
"Your face is not worth sunburning!"
"Some strange commotion is in your brain."
"Your horrid image doth unfix my hair!"
And many many more!