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[25] and we may do this in such a way as to defend our client; for instance, if our client is addicted to luxury, we may say, “He has been charged with living in a somewhat too liberal style.” So, too, we may call a mean man thrifty and a slanderous tongue free.1

1 cp. iv. ii. 77

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