quote by Ben Jonson

[The play] is like to be a very conceited scurvy one, in plain English.

— Ben Jonson

Vibrant Scurvy quotations

Get thee glass eyes, and like a scurvy politician, seem to see the things thou dost not.


The sexy magazine in Britain in that time was called Club International.

Club International: It was about as international as the International House of Pancakes. It should have been called Naked Cockney Girls with Scurvy.

Stand-up comedy - I love this job, and I gotta tell you, folks - knock wood - it's been working. 'Cause I was one of those kind of people, even when I had a regular job, I couldn't even call in sick right. You know, I was like, 'Hello? Yeah, I can't come in today. I have scurvy.

Honorable, adj.: Afflicted with an impediment in one's reach. In legislative bodies, it is customary to mention all members as honorable; as, "the honorable gentleman is a scurvy cur.".

I look like I have beriberi and scurvy.


Here are also the two vessels, but the San Carlos without sailors, all having died of the scurvy, except two.

What's that? My six song album entitled Bo Fo Sho is currently available on iTunes? With three songs that have never been heard on the internet? Uh, and if I try to pirate it for free I'll get AIDS? I would have guessed scurvy. Well, see you later ghost of Dr.Martin Luther King Jr.

Everything went smoothly at the sailing events today, except for the British team. They forgot to bring limes and they all got scurvy.

Oh, sir, the loftiest hopes on earth Draw lots with meaner hopes: heroic breasts, Breathing bad air, run risk of pestilence; Or, lacking lime-juice when they cross the Line, May languish with the scurvy.

I've studied men from my topsy-turvy Close, and I reckon, rather true.

Some are fine fellows: some, right scurvy; Most, a dash between the two.


People tell me if I don't eat vegetables, I'm going to get scurvy.

Well, what the hell. But I was never overweight as a player. There was a clause in my contract that said I had to weigh in at 270 every Friday morning. I always made it. I'd have dinner on Monday, and then I wouldn't eat until Friday.

I'm sure I had low-level scurvy all of my childhood.

The capitalist knows that all commodities, however scurvy they may look, or however badly they may smell, are in faith and in truth money, inwardly circumcised Jews, and what is more, a wonderful means whereby out of money to make more money.

A very scurvy fellow.

I scorn you, scurvy companion.


Winston Gallagher!" I said, recognizing the first ghost I'de met.

Then my eyes narrowed & I covered my hand in front of my crotch as I saw Winstons gaze fasten there next. "Don't even think about poltergeisting my panties again". "This is the sod? Come here you scurvy little--" "Bones don't!" I interrupted. He stopped, giving a last glare to him while mouthing YOU. ME. EXORCIST. before returning to my side.

He had picked up languages the way most sailors pick up diseases;

languages were his gonorrhoea, his syphilis, his scurvy, his ague, his plague.