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And further, it appeared that paying the penalty is a relief from this evil?

It looks like it.

Whereas not paying it is a retention of the evil in us?


Thus wrongdoing is second of evils in greatness; but to do wrong and not pay the penalty is the greatest and takes the first place among all evils.

It seems so.

Well now, my friend, was this the point at issue between us, that you counted Archelaus,

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