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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Whisper
 
A whisper separateth chief friends.  1
He who whispers lies.  Danish.  2
Many a thing whispered into one ear is heard over the whole town.  Danish.  3
Never whisper in company.  4
The whisperer’s tongue is worse than the serpent’s venom.  Latin.  5
What is whispered in your ear is often heard a hundred miles off.  Chinese.  6
What is whispered in your ear tell not to your husband.  Spanish.  7
Where there is whispering there is lying.  8
 
 
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