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[29] Do you not see that his letter to you is all carefully calculated, so that his words and his actions may appear to conform to the universal standard of justice, while he has really shown supreme contempt for it in claiming for himself and denying to you territory which is yours by common consent and decree of the Greeks and of the King of Persia?1

1 This refers to the amended rescript obtained by the Athenians from the king in 366. See Dem. 19.137.

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