EAVESDROP, v.i. Secretly to overhear a catalogue of the crimes and vices of another or yourself.   A lady with one of her ears applied  To an open keyhole heard, inside,  Two female gossips in converse free -  The subject engaging them was she.  'I think,' said one, 'and my husband thinks  That she's a prying, inquisitive minx!'  As soon as no more of it she could . -Ambrose Bierce

 

EAVESDROP, v.i. Secretly to overhear a catalogue of the crimes and vices of another or yourself. A lady with one of her ears applied To an open keyhole heard, inside, Two female gossips in converse free - The subject engaging them was she. 'I think,' said one, 'and my husband thinks That she's a prying, inquisitive minx!' As soon as no more of it she could .


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