Shakespeare play by insult

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“When he is best he is a little worse than a man, and when he is worst he is little better than a beast ... I will do anything, Nerissa, ere I will be married to a sponge.”
“I utterly abhor, yea, from my soul / Refuse you for my judge; whom, yet once more / I hold my most malicious foe, and think not / At all a friend to truth.”
“The best persuaded of himself, so crammed, as he thinks, with excellencies, that it is his grounds of faith that all that look upon him love him.”
“He has not so much brain as earwax.”
'Why, she's neither fish nor flesh; a man knows not where to have her.'
“Thou base football-player.'
“Asses are made to bear, and so are you.” “Women are made to bear, and so are you.”
“I will most humbly take my leave of you.” “You cannot, sir, take from me anything that I will more willingly part withal – except my life.”
“I do desire we may be better strangers.”
“What, my dear Lady Disdain! Are you yet living?” “Is it possible Disdain should die while she hath such meet food to feed it as Signor Benedick?'
“You taught me language, and my profit on’t / Is, I know how to curse. The red plague rid you / For learning me your language!”
“Thou art a villain.” “You are – a senator.”
“Thou elvish-mark’d, abortive, rooting hog! / Thou that wast sealed in thy nativity / The slave of nature, and the son of hell!”
“Would thou wert clean enough to spit on.”
“Thou hast undone our mother.” “Villain, I have done thy mother.”
“He’s a tried and valiant soldier.” “So is my horse, Octavius.”
“Get you gone, you dwarf / You minimus, of hindering knot-grass made, / You bead, you acorn!”
“The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.”
“O serpent heart, hid with a flowering face! / Did ever dragon keep so fair a cave? / Beautiful tyrant! fiend angelical! / Dove feather’d raven! wolfish-ravening lamb!”
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“Fie, fie upon her! She’s able to freeze the god Priapus, and undo a whole generation.”
“God send the prince a better companion!” “God send the companion a better prince; I cannot rid hands of him.”
“I found you as a morsel cold upon / Dead Caesar’s trencher.”
“It cannot be this weak and writhled shrimp / Should strike such terror to his enemies.”
“She is spherical, like a globe; I could find out countries in her.”
“Some report a sea-maid spawned him; some, that he was begot between two stock-fishes. But it is certain that when he makes water his urine is congealed ice.”
'Though I must be content to bear with those that say you are reverend grave men, yet they lie deadly that tell you you have good faces.”
“This Cloten was a fool, an empty purse; / There was no money in’t. Not Hercules / Could have knocked out his brains, for he had none.”
“You called me yesterday mountain-squire, but I will make you today a squire of low degree. I pray you, fall to; if you can mock a leek, you can eat a leek.”
“She hath more hair than wit, and more faults than hairs, and more wealth than faults.”
“O tiger’s heart wrapped in a woman’s hide!”
“Drunkenness is his best virtue, for he will be swine-drunk, and in his sleep he does little harm, except to his bedclothes.”
“Your face hath got five hundred pound a year / Yet sell your face for five pence, and ‘tis dear.”
“Landlord of England art thou now, not king.”
“We’ll have thee, as our rarer monsters are / Painted on a pole, and underwrit, / ‘Here you may see the tyrant’.”
“O, what a world of vile ill-favored faults / Looks handsome in three hundred pounds a year!”
“I dare not call them fools, but this I think: / When they are thirsty, fools would fain have drink.”
“O thou tyrant / Do not repent these things, for they are heavier / Than all thy woes can stir. Therefore betake thee / To nothing but despair.'

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