In a short time the
Macedonian spearheads had already closed on Attica, and now that the catastrophe was on our borders and
Greece was cowering we had need to
soothe and tame the anger of the king, which had been roused against our people.
Demades. Minor Attic Orators in two volumes, 2, with an English translation by J. O. Burtt, M.A. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1962.
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