But if some
slave or superstitious bastard had wasted and squandered what he had no right
to, heavens! how much more monstrous and exasperating all would have called it!
Yet they have no such qualms about Philip and his present conduct, though he is
not only no Greek, nor related to the Greeks, but not even a barbarian from any
place that can be named with honor, but a pestilent knave from Macedonia, whence it was never yet possible to
buy a decent slave.
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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