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Henry IV, Part 2
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  • I scorn you, scurvy companion.
  • I love thee better than I love e’er a scurvy young boy of them all.

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  • The slang term, "limey" to describe someone who is British, arose because of the British navy’s use of limes to prevent scurvy.
  • "The scurvy," Nathan interjected, "she means she’d had the scurvy, which was cured as soon as the Russians took over—"
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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