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For Hades is mighty in calling men to account below the earth, and with a mind that records in tablets he surveys all things.
Striking his former happiness against the reef of justice he has perished unwept for and unseen.
By polluting clear water with slime you will never find good drinking water.
In the lack of judgment great harm arises, but one vote cast can set right a house.
I say you must not win an unjust case by oaths.
And one who is just of his own free will shall not lack for happiness; and he will never come to utter ruin.
You wish to be thought to act justly than to do so.
But when once the earth has sucked up a dead man's blood, there is no way to raise him up.
For the marriage bed ordained by fate for men and women is stronger than an oath and guarded by Justice.
Neither a life of anarchy nor one beneath a despot should you praise; to all that lies in the middle a god has given excellence.
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