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- phrase a murderer will always be discovered.
- phrase idiomatic secrets or hidden crimes will eventually be exposed or discovered; nothing that is secret can remain a secret forever.
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The phrase murder will out, literally "murder will become public", appears as far back as Geoffrey Chaucer's works. The phrase is often linked to the superstition that a murderer's presence near the corpse will be indicated by fresh bleeding.
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