If the guilty person deserves to be beaten,(A) the judge shall make them lie down and have them flogged in his presence with the number of lashes the crime deserves,

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A fool’s mouth lashes out with pride,(A)
    but the lips of the wise protect them.(B)

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A whip for the horse, a bridle for the donkey,(A)
    and a rod for the backs of fools!(B)

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