The total revenues of the State, including your own
resources, now squandered on unnecessary objects, and the contributions of your
allies, must be shared by each citizen equally, as pay by those of military age
and as overseers' fees, or whatever you like to call it, by those beyond the
age-limit; and you must serve in person and not resign that duty to others,
Demosthenes. Demosthenes with an English translation by C. A. Vince, M. A. and J. H. Vince, M.A. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1926.
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