Charles Bridges, (1794 - 1869), was a preacher and theologian in the Church of England. Bridges participated (with J. C. Ryle) in the Clerical Conference at Weston-super-Mare of 1858. At least twenty-four editions of Bridges' Exposition of Psalm 119 (1827) were published in his lifetime, C. H. Spurgeon considered the commentary to be 'worth its weight in gold'. Spurgeon also pronounced Bridges' Exposition of Proverbs (1840) 'The best work on the Proverbs'.
Psalms 141:3,4 Good men know the evil of tongue-sins, and how prone they are to them (when enemies are provoking we are in danger of carrying our resentment too far, and of speaking unadvisedly), & therefore are earnest w/ God to prevent their speaking amiss. Set Guard, O Lord, over my mouth… (Commentary)