Crimina vera iubet, &c. There is no state of mind more uneasy than that of uncertainty, especially in cases where it highly concerns us to be resolved, and where of consequence there must be a high degree of impatience. The reflection therefore which Hero makes is just; and, as she was herself in a state of uncertainty, comes from her with great propriety.
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