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You hear that, gentlemen of the jury?—Read those words again.“Law

If the penalty assessed be pecuniary he shall be imprisoned until he has paid the full amount—”

That will do.—Could a man possibly propose two more contradictory enactments than these,—that convicted malefactors shall be kept in jail until they have paid their fines, and that these same malefactors may put in sureties, but must not be imprisoned. Here, then, is an accusation brought against Timocrates by Timocrates, not by Diodorus nor by any other of the great multitude of citizens.

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