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The flatterer, the backbiter, the spy,—these find here a rich soil.

That's an end to Backbiter, the best horse 'twixt Pedee and the Savannah.

Every one has his opportunity, and this robs the plotter and backbiter of his venom.

Nobody could call him a detractor or a backbiter or a talebearer or a liar.

There is yet one who is numbered among the asas, but whom some call the backbiter of the asas.

Would the slanderer, or backbiter, or hypocrite, indulge their habits if they realized this truth?

As to Backbiter, the rat-tailed and spavined bone-setter, curse me if I would have him as a gift: a noble beast!

It was therefore agreeable to find one of the Mystery detractors actually named Backbiter.

I know thee for a liar, a deceiver, a backbiter, and a spirit of insatiable malevolence.

The widow was no gossip, no backbiter, but a woman of opinions and a nimble tongue undeterred by fear or favor.

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