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[46] He, however, who follows the guidance of nature will assuredly reflect as follows: the first argument of the uneducated son will be, “My father died intestate and left two sons, my brother and myself; I claim a share in his estate by the law of nations.” Who is so ignorant or so lacking in education as not to make this his opening, even though he does not know what is meant by a proposition?1

1 See IV. iv.

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