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If we seize some impious fellow, woe to him! He will know  how we punish the outrage, the crime, the sacrilege. The criminal will then acknowledge at last that gods exist; his fate will teach all men that the deities must be revered,  that justice must be observed and that they must submit to the sacred laws. If not, then woe to them! Heaven itself will punish sacrilege;  being aflame with fury and mad with frenzy, all their deeds will prove to mortals, both men and women, that  the deity punishes injustice and impiety, and that she is not slow to strike. But I think I have now searched everywhere and that no other man is hidden among us.