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[73] “If self-control is a virtue, abstinence is also a virtue.” “If a guardian should be required to be faithful to his trust, so should an agent.” To this class belongs the type of argument called ἐπαγωγή by the Greeks, induction by Cicero.1 Or arguments may be drawn from unlikes: “It does not follow that if joy is a good thing, pleasure also is a good thing”: “It does not follow that what applies to the case of a woman applies also to the case of a ward.” Or from contraries: “Frugality is a good thing, since luxury is an evil thing”: “If war is the cause of ill, peace will prove a remedy”: “If he who does harm unwittingly deserves pardon, he who does good unwittingly does not deserve a reward.”

1 de Inv. i. 31.

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