Source of witness transcribed: The Cambria Freeman (Ebensburg, Pennsylvania)
Date of witness transcribed: 10 October 1873
Notes about this poem: "Be Careful What You Say" was printed in at least 216 newspapers during the nineteenth century. It can be found using ID 1032917 in this table of most widely-reprinted poems.
And from that point begin.
Have fifty to their one.
The faults of others go.