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[38] I am well aware that many rhetoricians introduce a number of sub-divisions in connexion with this latter enquiry. I however include under the term right all such qualities as justice, piety and religion. Justice is however usually discussed under various aspects. A question may be raised about the acts with which the law is concerned, as to whether they [p. 245] deserve punishment or reward or as to the degree of punishment or reward that should be assigned, since excess in either direction is open to criticism.

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