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[5] for Prudence is extremely strong. But this is strange, for it means that the same person can be at once prudent and unrestrained; yet no one could possibly maintain that the prudent man is capable of doing voluntarily the basest actions. And furthermore it has already been shown1 that Prudence displays itself in action (for it is concerned with ultimate particulars), and implies the possession of the other Virtues as well.

1 Cf. 6.7. 7, 6.12.10.

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