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[8] It will also be found useful when we are speaking of what is likely to happen to refer to historical parallels: for instance if the orator asserts that Dionysius is asking for a bodyguard that with their armed assistance he may establish himself as tyrant, he may [p. 277] adduce the parallel case of Pisistratus who secured the supreme power by similar means.

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