Do not be duped today by any
of these stale tricks. You must pass judgement on the facts, according to your
knowledge; you must pay no heed either to my assertions or to his, nor even to
the witnesses whom he will have in waiting, with Philip as his paymaster, and
you will see how glibly they will testify. You must not notice what a fine loud
voice he has, and what a poor voice I have.
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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