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Translation From Genestet: Three Pairs And One
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You have two ears–and but one mouth:
Let this, friend, be a token–
Much should be heard, and not so much
Be spoken.

You have two eyes–and but one mouth:
That is an indication–
Much must you see, but little serves

You have two hands–and but one mouth:
Receive the hint you meet with–
For labour two, but only one
To eat with.