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Anonymous Prosecution for Murder
First speech for the prosecution
Reply to the Same Charge
Second Speech for the Prosecution
 Why, moreover, should the evidence of the attendant be allowed any weight? In his terror at the peril in which he stood, there was no likelihood of his recognizing the murderers. On the other hand, it was likely enough that he would obediently confirm any suggestions made by his masters.1 We distrust the evidence of slaves in general, or we should not torture them; so what justification have you for putting me to death on the evidence of this one?