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[907e] shall defend the law by informing the magistrates, and the first magistrates who hear of it shall bring the man up before the court1 appointed to decide such cases as the laws direct; and if any magistrate on hearing of the matter fail to do this, he himself shall be liable to a charge of impiety at the hands of him who wishes to punish him on behalf of the laws. And if a man be convicted, the court shall assess one penalty

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