O will people put some poison in one another’s ears? Is that a thing you’re worried people might do? Even if it’s metaphorical poison?
This is such a curious turn of phrase, though. It’s like, built to be unclear. It’s a very convoluted idea after a series of fairly concrete images. It’s abstract.
Necessity personified and going around trying people in other people’s ears due to lack of information? It’s a hard right turn in this speech. Very very interesting.