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[11] but when all preparation for war is on the same lines and the main objects of an armed force are the sameā€”to be strong enough to repel the enemy, to assist one's allies, and to preserve one's own possessions-why, having open enemies enough, must we be looking out for another? Let us rather make our preparations against them, and then we shall defend ourselves against him too, if he ventures to molest us.

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