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17 Food gained dishonestly tastes sweet to a person,
    but afterwards his mouth will be filled with gravel.
18 Plans are confirmed by getting advice,
    and with guidance one wages war.
19 Whoever goes around as a gossip tells secrets.
    Do not associate with a person whose mouth is always open.

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17 Food gained by fraud tastes sweet,(A)
    but one ends up with a mouth full of gravel.(B)

18 Plans are established by seeking advice;
    so if you wage war, obtain guidance.(C)

19 A gossip betrays a confidence;(D)
    so avoid anyone who talks too much.

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