# english

What does this quote mean: “Fire hath its force abated by water, not by wind, and anger must be allayed by cold words and not by blustering threats.”

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1. Which can put out a fire? water or wind?

Which calms down an angry person? cold words or threats?

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2. Water puts out a fire.
Cold words calms down an angry person.

What are some examples of cold words?

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3. I understand.
You have a good point.
You seem to be pretty mad.

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