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[870c] and if this were so, no murders that needed purging by murders would occur in States. But, as things now stand, this love of riches is—as we said1 when we began this subject—one cause, and a very great cause, which produces the most serious of trials for willful murder. A second cause is the temper of the ambitious soul, which breeds envies that are dangerous associates for the man that feels the envy, in the first place, and dangerous also for the best citizens in the State. Thirdly, fears bred of cowardice and iniquity

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