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  • When the results proved unsatisfactory, remedies were sought in increased administrative supervision, draconian legislation and severe punishment, and no attempt was made to get out of the vicious circle.
  • It retained the Areopagitic council in the Draconian laws by the supposition that Solon, while leaving untouched the Draconian laws concerned with the cases of homicide which came before the Ephetae, substituted a law of his own regarding wilful murder, which fell within the jurisdiction of the Areopagites.
  • This view finds strong support in the circumstance that the copy of the Draconian laws (C.I.A.
  • And that is the next issue - the quite Draconian measures being proposed.
  • As government doesn't want to appear Draconian, the ID card will be voluntary.

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