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Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God Quotes: An envious heart makes a treacherous ear. They done 'heard' bout you just what they hope done happened.
         

An envious heart makes a treacherous ear. They done 'heard' bout you just what they hope done happened.


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