This text is part of:
Table of Contents:
Let us go to the Assembly then, fellow-citizens;  for the Thesmothetes have declared that only those who arrive at daybreak   with haggard eye and covered with dust, without having snatched time to eat anything but a snack of garlic-pickle, shall alone receive the triobolus.  Walk up smartly, Charitimides, Smicythus and Draces, and  do not fail in any point of your part; let us first demand our fee and then vote for all that may perchance be useful for our partisans. . . Ah! what am I saying? I meant to say, for our fellow-citizens.