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THE RULER of a land approximately to be attacked or beseiged needs to give some thought to first of ali any and ali measures that might lead to hold up. whether he has no convinced desire, he needs to welcome every little thing that steals time from the enemy, irrespective of how little. for sometimes, one other day, even one other hour, will convey a few coincidence that may retailer hlm. • • • a hundred and seventy. IF vou have been t. o have a smart guy pass judgement on what results a selected occasion may have md theo wrote down his judgment, you'll locate for those who checked out it later that few of his predictions had come real; simply as few as though, on New Year's Day, you checked out an astrologer's predictions for the former yr. The affairs of this global are just too unœrtain. • • • issues, a person who doesn't recognize the main points weil can't shape a valid judgment. usually one situation, notwithstanding trivial, will swap the total case. yet from time to time, 1 have visible a guy who understands in simple terms the overall evidence of the case pass judgement on weil, while an analogous individual will pass judgement on poorly wh. en he has heard the main points. For males who should not have first-class 171. IN very important SERIES B minds and aren't completely freed from ardour might be simply careworn or switch their minds once they listen many information. complement started in April, I528 172. WnEN vou speak about the long run, it truly is risky to make judgements through contemplating exhaustive chances; through announcing, for example, that both this or that needs to take place, and if this could be the case 1 will do this, while if that are meant to be the case, 1 will do that. frequently, a 3rd or fourth chance realizes itself, past these you might have presupposed. after which you'll be nonplussed as the flooring on which your choice rested is missing. • • • 173. by no means REFUSE or hesitate to take steps agai. nst coming near near risks, specially in warfare, since you imagine they're too past due. considering the fact that issues usually take for much longer than anticipated, due to their very nature and due to many of the hindrances they come upon, it quite often occurs that the stairs you passed over to take, pondering they might be too past due, could were in time. 1 have experienœd this repeatedly. • • • 174. by no means FAIL to do issues that would carry you acceptance, simply to please humans and obtain pals. To the guy who keeps or raises his acceptance, pals and favors come in their personal accord. yet a guy who fails to do what he should still will ! ose recognize; and he who has no acceptance also will don't have any acquaintances and no reputation. • • • a hundred seventy five. TuE extra you are trying to flee from one severe by way of relocating in the direction of the opposite, the extra simply you are going to fall into the only you worry, from no longer understanding tips on how to cease at the center floor. therefore, the doser renowned governments flow towards license with the intention to flee from tyranny, the extra simply will they fall into it. MAXIMS AND REFLECTIONS sadly, our compatriots in Florence don't realize this language. • • • 176. every time we wish to take care of a legislation or sorne thing more that displeases us, it's an previous customized in Florence to discover a treatment via doing or ordaining the complete opposite of what we dislike.