it was this decree of Philocrates that was unconstitutional, nor would it have
been possible to draft a constitutional proposal in conformity with his
unconstitutional decree. By drafting mine to agree with the earlier decrees,
which were constitutional and which also kept your territory intact, I both kept
within the constitution and was able to convict Philip of trying to deceive you
and of wishing, not to amend the peace, but to bring discredit on those who were
pleading your cause.