Moreover, you have not the same
interests at stake as the other cities, for it is not our subjection that Philip
aims at, but our annihilation. He is well assured that you will not consent to
be slaves; or if you consent, will never learn how to be slaves, for you are
accustomed to rule others; but that you will be able, if you seize your
opportunity, to cause him more trouble than all the rest of the world.
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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