do harm

See: persecute
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And in what sort of actions or with a view to what result is the just man most able to do harm to his enemy and good to his friends?
But see the consequence:--Many a man who is ignorant of human nature has friends who are bad friends, and in that case he ought to do harm to them; and he has good enemies whom he ought to benefit; but, if so, we shall be saying the very opposite of that which we affirmed to be the meaning of Simonides.
Finally, every sovereign state has the right to stop people crossing its borders who express the wish to cause trouble, whether it be by doing harm themselves or acting in such a way as to incite others to do harm.