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 Keep One’s Countenance (To).Keep your Breath to Cool your Porridge. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Keep One’s Own Counsel (To).
 
To be reticent of one’s own affairs or plans.   1
 


 Keep One’s Countenance (To).Keep your Breath to Cool your Porridge. 

 
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