"Thou flea thou ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Thou flea, thou nit, thou winter-cricket thou.

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Petruchio, in The Taming of the Shrew, act 4, sc. 3, l. 109. An example of Petruchio's insults, here directed at a tailor; a "nit" is the egg of a louse.
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