But if anyone
rises and tells you the real truth and says, “Nonsense, Athenians! The
cause of all these evils and all these troubles is Philip, for if he had kept
quiet, our city would have been free from trouble,” you cannot gainsay
it, but you seem to me to be vexed and to feel that you are, as it were, losing
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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