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a wise tongue should not be licentious and wandring; but moved, and (as it were) govern'd with certaine raines from the heart, and bottome of the brest: and it was excellently said of that Philosopher; that there was a Wall, or Parapet of teeth set in our mouth, to restraine the petulancy of our words: that the rashnesse of talking should not only bee retarded by the guard and watch of our heart; but be fenced in, and defended by certaine strengths, placed in the mouth it selfe, and within the lips.
But such provocative petulancy would have been entirely out of character in a game that never descended to the levels of bile and animosity many pundits predicted.
there was a Wall, or Parapet of teeth set in our mouth, to restraine the petulancy of our words: that rashnesse of talking should not only bee retarded by the guard, and watch of our heart; but be fenced in, and defended by certaine strengths, placed in the mouth it selfe, and within the lips.