It’s another Monday–time for another Monday insult from Shakespeare.

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This week’s insult is spoken by the loquacious Menenius Agrippa (that’s him facing the women, above) to the Roman tribunes Junius Brutus and Sicinius Velutus (that’s them in the background, above) in Coriolanus:

More of your conversation would infect my brain (Coriolanus, 2.1.91).

It makes a great parting shot when leaving a conversation or meeting. As long as no one there signs your paycheck.

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About writerhoss

I am a writer from southwestern Ohio, and a frequent speaker at churches, conferences, and retreats. My books include The Bard and the Bible (A Shakespeare Devotional).
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