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[3] This form of argument may even at times consist of a number of clauses, as in the following passage from the same speech1: “Was he resolved then to kill to the dissatisfaction of some a man whom he refused to kill to the satisfaction of all? Are we to believe that he did not hesitate, in defiance of the law and [p. 351] despite the unfavourable circumstances both of time and place and the risk involved to his own life, to kill one whom he did not venture to kill when he might have done so legally, at his own time and place and without the least danger to himself?”

1 xvi. 41.

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