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The gods, the gods take care to heed the right and wrong. It is their gold and their good luck [775] that lead men's hearts astray, bringing in their train unjust power. For no man ever had the courage to reflect what reverses Time might bring; but, disregarding law to gratify lawlessness, he shatters [780] the black chariot of prosperity.

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