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‘Again, outraged virtue, if it have the power’ (of avenging the wrong: revenge is a virtue, I 6. 26, I 9. 24), ‘is formidable; for it is plain that she has always the inclination when outraged (to right herself by retaliation, τὸ ἀντιπεπονθὸς δίκαιον), and now she has the power’.

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