What biblical passage is alluded to when Mrs. McPhillips talks to Nolan?

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Liam O’Flaherty’s novel The Informer recounts the story of protagonist Gypo Nolan and his guilty conscience after informing on his friend Frankie McPhillip to the Black and Tans during the Irish war for independence in the 1920s. Nolan does this because he is poor and desperate for the cash reward the Black and Tans are offering in exchange for information. Afterward, Nolan’s increasingly suspicious behaviors tip off the IRA until...

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