Such being the issues at stake, I implore
you all alike to listen to my defence against the accusations laid, in a spirit
of justice. So the laws enjoin—the laws which Solon, who first framed
them, a good democrat and friend of the people, thought it right to validate not
only by their enactment but by the oath of the jury;
Demosthenes. Demosthenes with an English translation by C. A. Vince, M. A. and J. H. Vince, M.A. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1926.
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