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[860a] that a passion which shares in justice, becomes, so far, beautiful.


But if we agree that a passion though just is unseemly, then justice and beauty will be at discord, when just things are called most unseemly.

What do you mean by that?

It is not hard to grasp. The laws we enacted a short time ago might seem to enjoin what is absolutely contrary to our present statements.

What statements?

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