For observe, Athenians, the height to
which the fellow's insolence has soared; he leaves you no choice of action or
inaction; he blusters and talks big, according to all accounts; he cannot rest
content with what he has conquered; he is always taking in more, everywhere
casting his net round us, while we sit idle and do nothing.
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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