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But diety is chiefly overturn'd in friendships; & not to afford what is right, & to afford what is not just, is contrary to one's duty. But these kinds of precepts are all short & easy. For those things which seems usefull, as honor riches, pleasures, & other things of this kind, are never to be prefered to friendship but a good man should do nothing either against the republick or contrary to an oath & fidelity, for the sake of a friend: not even [[deletion]] a [[/deletion]] [[addition]] tho appointed [[/addition]] judge ought [[addition]] he [[/addition]] [[deletion]] not [[/deletion]] to be partial to his friend; for he ought to lay down the person of a friend who he takes that up of a judge.