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β€˜ [5] But,’ said he, β€˜to such great power is malice brought by you that a man without a wound to show, and whose person is sleek from delicate and cowardly effeminacy, dares to talk about the conduct of a general and his triumph to us who have been taught by all these wounds to judge the valour and the cowardice of generals.’ And with the words he parted his garment and displayed upon his breast an incredible number of wounds.

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