and if it is proved that from the
first, even before Diopithes set sail with colonists, whom they now accuse of
having started hostilities, Philip has unfairly taken much that is ours, about
which your decrees denouncing him still stand good, and that he is all the time
repeatedly seizing the property of the other Greeks and of the barbarians, and
so equipping himself for an attack upon us, what do they mean by saying that we
must either make war or keep peace?
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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