tale-bearing quotes

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Except for the beast fables, which are anciently derived from the world's multi-racial heritage, American Negro humor is rooted in ...
But yet that holden this tale a folly,
As of a fox, or of a cock and hen,
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My tale is of a cock, as ye may hear,
That took his counsel of his wife, with sorrow,
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When we our betters see bearing our woes,
We scarcely think our miseries our foes.
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Hermione. Pray you sit by us,
And tell's a tale.
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Listen. The minstrels sing
In the departed villages. The nightingale,
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Behold I have given you every herb bearing seed which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in which is the fruit of ...
I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humili ...
But these words seemed to them an idle tale, and they did not believe them.
An unseasonable tale will always be in the mouth of the unwise.
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