Choice Words

It is Monday, and thus a fine day for another insult from a master of the art, William Shakespeare.

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Today’s insult is from Act 4, Scene 6, of Shakespeare’s Pericles, in which the virtuous Marina (that’s her, above) tells Boult, who is marching her off to a brothel:

Thy food is such
As hath been belch’d on by infected lungs (Pericles 4.6.156).

So much better than calling him a dirty old man, don’t you think?

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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