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Silence gives Consent

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Latin, “Qui tacet consentiʹre videʹtur;Greek, “Auto de to sigan homologountos esti sou” (Euripidēs); French, “Assez consent qui ne dit mot;” Italian, “Chi tace confessa.”

“But that you shall not say I yield, being silent,

I would not speak.”


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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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