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Henry IV, Part 2
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Henry IV, Part 2
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  • If he be slain, say so; The tongue offends not that reports his death: And he doth sin that doth belie the dead, Not he which says the dead is not alive Yet the first bringer of unwelcome news Hath but a losing office, and his tongue Sounds ever after as a sullen bell, Remember’d tolling a departing friend.

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as in: his smile belied his treachery Define
to give a false impression; or be in contradiction with
as in: the loss belied our confidence Define
to show something to be false or unfounded
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