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[60] species. Let us therefore assume that the father was recalled by someone else. This will give rise [p. 43] to a question of the ratiocinative or syllogistic type,1 namely whether recall from exile cancels the sentence of the court and is tantamount to the trial never having taken place at all. The uneducated son will therefore attempt to argue that, being entitled to not more than one reward, there was no means by which he could have secured the recall of his kin save by the restoration of his father on the same terms as if he had never been accused, and that this fact carries with it the cancellation of the penalty incurred by his advocate, as though he had never defended his father at all.2

1 cp. III. vi. 15, 43, 46, 51; vii. viii. 1.

2 The reward to be chosen, it is argued, covered the recall of one person only. The only means by which both father and son could be recalled was by the restoration of the father, whose amnesty would ipso facto extend to the son as well.

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