“Drat that boy,” interposed my sister, frowning at me over her work, “what a questioner he is.  Ask no questions, and you’ll be told no lies.”  It was not very polite to herself, I thought, to imply that I should be told lies by her, even if I did ask questions.  But she never was polite, unless there was company. (10)

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

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