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You hear, sirs, how it directs that, if anyone forcibly debauches a free adult or child, he shall be liable to double1 damages; while if he so debauches a woman, in one of the cases where it is permitted to kill him, he is subject to the same rule. Thus the lawgiver, sirs, considered that those who use force deserve a less penalty than those who use persuasion; for the latter he condemned to death, whereas for the former he doubled the damages,

1 i.e., double the amount laid down for violating a slave.

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