"Do not slander a servant to his master, or he will curse you, and you will pay for it.
"There are those who curse their fathers and do not bless their mothers;1
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those who are pure in their own eyes2 and yet are not cleansed of their filth;3
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those whose eyes are ever so haughty,4 whose glances are so disdainful;
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those whose teeth5 are swords and whose jaws are set with knives6 to devour7 the poor8 from the earth, the needy from among mankind.9
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"The leech has two daughters. 'Give! Give!' they cry. "There are three things that are never satisfied,10 four that never say, 'Enough!':
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the grave,11 the barren womb, land, which is never satisfied with water, and fire, which never says, 'Enough!'
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"The eye that mocks12 a father, that scorns obedience to a mother, will be pecked out by the ravens of the valley, will be eaten by the vultures.13
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"There are three things that are too amazing for me, four that I do not understand:
the way of an eagle in the sky, the way of a snake on a rock, the way of a ship on the high seas, and the way of a man with a maiden.
"This is the way of an adulteress: She eats and wipes her mouth and says, 'I've done nothing wrong.'14
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