And today at any rate this policy is in a measure forced upon him. For
observe! He wants to rule, and he has made up his mind that you, and you only,
are his rivals. He has long injured you; of nothing is he more conscious than of
that. For it is by holding the cities which are really yours that he retains
safe possession of all the rest, and he feels that if he gave up Amphipolis and Potidaea, his own country would not be safe
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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