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Chapter XXVII.—A Reason for Hatred.

“When Appion heard the pretended answer, he said:  ‘Is it without reason that I hate the Jews?  Here now some Jew has fallen in with her, and has converted her to his religion, and persuaded her to chastity, and it is henceforth impossible that she ever have intercourse with another man; for these fellows, setting God before them as the universal inspector of actions, are extremely persistent in chastity, as being unable to be concealed from Him.’

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