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Where no wood is there the fire goeth out; so where there is no talebearer, the strife ceaseth.
SPRING STREETJAMES H. RICHARDSON
These words were spoken in private; but some talebearer repeated them to the Commons.
If any one threatened to tell, the two, sinking their private heat, would immediately band together against the talebearer.
THIS FREEDOMA. S. M. HUTCHINSON
When the wood faileth, the fire shall go out: and when the talebearer is taken away, contentions shall cease.
If he did these things, was he not a "talebearer" within the meaning of the rule?
The words of a talebearer are as it were simple, but they reach to the innermost parts of the belly.
Yet so it is: she may be a talebearer, a liar, and a thief; she may have a taste for brandy, and no heart.
It does not always transpire that we are benefited by the act of the talebearer, but in this case it was highly salutary.
TRAIL TALESJAMES DAVID GILLILAN
A talebearer revealeth secrets: but he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter.
May we never suffer a tale to pass our lips; and let us never stand to hearken to a talebearer.

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