Shakespeare Insults and a Good Comeback to an Insult

look in a glass and call thy image soCLIFFORD Why, what a brood of traitors have we here!
YORK Look in a glass, and call thy image so
(King Henry VI part 2 act 5, sc. 1)

Tips for use. Powerful verbal retort to an insult – Look in a glass, and call thy image so.”
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In the play. Richard Plantagenet, father of Richard III, returns from Ireland with troops. He is bent upon dethroning Henry VI and becoming king. Clifford calls him and his allies traitors.

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