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[25] There is also another type of conjectural case which, though it involves two questions, is different from cases of mutual accusation; such cases are concerned with rewards and may be illustrated by the following controversial theme. “A tyrant, suspecting that his physician had given him poison, tortured him and, since he persisted in denying that he had done so, sent for a second physician. The latter asserted that poison had been administered, but that he would provide an antidote; he gave him a draught: the tyrant drank it and died. Both physicians claim a reward for slaying the tyrant.” Now just as in cases of mutual accusation where each party shifts the guilt to his opponent, so in this [p. 63] case we compare the characters, motives, means, opportunities, instruments and evidence of the persons who claim the reward.

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