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"Our dreams are the reverse of our waking imaginations; the motions when we are awake, beginning at one end; and when we dream at another." Chapter 2, pg. 13.

"And to this day, in this part of the world, private duels are, and always will be honourable, though unlawful, till such time as there shall be honour ordained for them that refuse, and ignominy for them that make the challenge." Chapter 10, pg. 63.

"Where there is no common power, there is no law; where no law, no injustice." Chapter 13, pg. 85.

"The right of nature...is the liberty each man hath, to use his own power, as he will himself, for the preservation of his own nature...his own life." Chapter 14, pg. 86.

"Consequently it is a precept, or general rule of reason that every man, ought to endeavor peace, as far as he has hope of obtaining it; and when he cannot obtain...

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