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[38] If it has not been repaid, does this necessarily involve ingratitude? Was it in his power to repay? Did he really owe the return which was demanded of him? What is his intention? Somewhat simpler are cases of unjust divorce, a form of controversy which has this peculiarity, that the accuser defends and the defendant accuses.1

1 i.e. the divorced wife defends her character, while the husband attacks her character.

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