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108. Mel. 'On the other hand, we think that whatever perils there may be, they will be ready to1 face them for our sakes, and will consider danger less dangerous where we are concerned. For2 if they need our aid3 we are close at hand, and they can better trust our loyal feeling because we are their kinsmen.'

1 But they may need our aid, and they are our kinsmen.

2 Or, 'when we need their aid.'

3 Or, 'when we need their aid.'

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