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[684b] when wronged, and the peoples aid both peoples and kings. Was not that the way of it?

It was.

In the polities legally established—whether by the kings or others—in the three States, was not this the most important principle?


That the other two States should always help against the third, whenever it disobeyed the laws laid down.


And surely most people insist on this,—

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