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If thou hast put malice and evil speaking from thee, altogether, or in some degree: if thou hast put away from thee rashness, foulness of tongue, intemperance, sluggishness: if thou art not moved by what once moved thee, or in like manner as thou once were moved--then thou may celebrate a daily festival, to-day because thou hast done well in this manner, to-morrow in that.

How much greater cause is here for offering sacrifice, than if a man should become Consul or Prefect?

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