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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Gossiping
 
A gossip speaks ill of all and all of her.  1
At every word a reputation dies.  Welsh gossip.  2
From my gossip’s bread a large piece for my god-son.  Spanish.  3
Gadding gossips shall dine on the pot lid.  4
Gossiping and lying go together.  5
Gossips and frogs drink and talk.  6
Gossips and tale-bearers set on fire all the houses they enter.  7
Gossips fall out and tell each other truths.  Spanish.  8
It is no time to gossip with the dying.  Turkish.  9
Lies and gossip have a wretched offspring.  Danish.  10
My gossips don’t like me because I tell them the truth.  Spanish, Portuguese.  11
 
 
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