Hence, I believe, it results that Philip, quite at his leisure,
keeps whatever he assails, while we are too late, and whatever we have spent has
been lavished in vain; we have succeeded in showing our enmity and our will to
thwart him, but by being too late for action we only incur additional ignominy.
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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