Consequently, if the republic is the weal of the people, and there is no people if it be not associated by a common acknowledgment of right, and if there is no right where there is no justice, then most certainly it follows that there is no republic where there is no justice.
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Source Notes: Source: ST. AUGUSTINE, The City of God, book 19, chapter 21.The Works of Aurelius Augustine, trans. Marcus Dods, vol. 2, p. 331 . De Civitate Dei was written 413426.
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