When about, like Moses, to speak inadvisedly with our lips, we do well to remember the following rhyme:
If you your lips would keep from slips,
Five things observe with care—
Of whom you speak, to whom you speak,
And how, and when, and where.
(Job 2. 10; Ps. 106. 33; Prov. 14. 3; 1 Pet. 3. 10)