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[12] But even supposing that his duty should, as I shall show may sometimes happen, lead him to make statements which are false, his words [p. 363] are still certain to carry greater weight with his audience. On the other hand bad men, in their contempt for public opinion and their ignorance of what is right, sometimes drop their mask unawares, and are impudent in the statement of their case and shameless in their assertions.

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