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[648b] or anyone else, would not your first desire be to have a test of courage and of cowardice which you might apply to your citizens?”

Obviously everyone of them would say “Yes.”

“And would you desire a test that was safe and free from serious risks, or the reverse?”

All will agree, also, that the test must be safe.

“And would you utilize the test by bringing men into these fears and proving them while thus affected, so as to compel them to become fearless; employing exhortations admonitions and rewards,—

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