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‘And fear in those that have the power of doing mischief’ (φοβερός ἐστι, is to be dreaded); ‘because any such also (as in the two preceding cases) must always be on the watch, ready to act in a state of preparation’. He is always prepared to anticipate the attack of others, which he dreads, by attacking them as a precautionary measure; but he also has the power of executing his designs against them; his fear therefore is formidable.

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