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[4] A wrong act is also greater when it is unprecedented, or the first of its kind, or when committed with the aid of few accomplices1; and when it has been frequently committed; or when because of it new prohibitions and penalties have been sought and found: thus, at Argos the citizen owing to whom a new law has been passed, is punished, as well as those on whose account a new prison had to be built.

1 “Or has been seldom paralleled” (Cope, but cp. 1.9.38).

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