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[34] But that both of these statements, if he makes them, will be false and inconsistent with his own conduct, pray observe from the following considerations. When he denies the will, ask him this, how it came that he received the lodging-house under the will as being the elder.1 He surely will not claim that all the clauses which his father wrote in the will in his favor are valid, and the others invalid.

1 A right not often recognized in Attic law. Compare Dem. 39.29.

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