This, then, is the first thing needful, to
recognize in Philip the inveterate enemy of constitutional government and
democracy, for unless you are heartily persuaded of this, you will not consent
to take your politics seriously. Your second need is to convince yourselves that
all his activity and all his organization is preparing the way for an attack on
our city, and that where any resistance is offered to him, that resistance is
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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