Then what does he gain by using the wrong term and
making a present of it to you, instead of using the right term and restoring it?
It is not that he wants to debit you with a benefaction received, for such a
benefaction would be a farce; but that he wants all Greece to take notice that the Athenians are content to receive
maritime strongholds from the man of Macedon. And that is just what you, men of Athens, must not do.
Demosthenes. Demosthenes with an English translation by J. H. Vince, M.A. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1930.
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