Thomas Urquhart





Thomas Urquhart


Born
in Cromarty, Scotland
January 01, 1611

Died
January 01, 1660


Sir Thomas Urquhart of Cromarty was a Scottish writer and translator, most famous for his translation of Rabelais.

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The Jewel

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More books by Thomas Urquhart…
“Prattling gabblers,
lickorous gluttons,
freckled bittors,
mangy rascals,
shite-a-bed scoundrels,
drunken roysters,
sly knaves,
drowsy loiterers,
slapsauce fellows,
slabberdegullion druggels,
lubberly louts,
cozening foxes,
ruffian rogues,
paltry customers,
sycophant-varlets,
drawlatch hoydens,
flouting milksops,
jeering companions,
staring clowns,
forlorn snakes,
ninny lobcocks,
scurvy sneaksbies,
fondling fops,
base loons,
saucy coxcombs,
idle lusks,
scoffing braggarts,
noddy meacocks,
blockish grutnols,
doddipol-joltheads,
jobbernol goosecaps,
foolish loggerheads,
flutch calf-lollies,
grouthead gnat-snappers,
lob-dotterels,
gaping changelings,
codshead loobies,
woodcock slangams,
ninny-hammer flycatchers,
noddypeak simpletons,
turdy gut,
shitten shepherds,
and other suchlike defamatory epithets; saying further, that it was not for them to eat of these dainty cakes, but might very well content themselves with the coarse unranged bread, or to eat of the great brown household loaf.”
Thomas Urquhart

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