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§ 48. But besides the above arguments in our favour, the present case is anxiously watched by many other merchants; and if their interests are protected, and you show no tolerance for fraud, these men will lend money more freely, and this again will tend to increase your mart.

παρεστᾶσι So also in Or. 54 § 41 we have a pointed allusion to the bystanders in court, ὑμῶν ἕνεκα, ἄνδρες δικασταί, καὶ τῶν περιεστηκότων.]

προαιρουμένων See § 1, and inf. 50.

ἐπὶ τοῦ δανείζειν In the profession or practice of moneylending.—αὐξηθήσεται τὸ ἐμπόριον, cf. 34 § 52.

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