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A bleating sheep loses a bite

Edited by John Simpson and Jennifer Speake

in The Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs

Fifth edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199539536
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191727740
A bleating sheep loses a bite

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Opportunities are missed through too much chatter. □ 1599 J. Minsheu Dialogues in Spanish 20 That sheepe that bleateth looseth

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