through the agency of these men, promoted such relations between the two cities,
and being encouraged by these decrees and these replies, Philip came with his
forces and occupied Elatea, imagining that, whatever might happen, you and the
Thebans would never come to agreement. You all remember the commotion that
ensued at Athens; nevertheless let
me recount some small but essential details.
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.
The Annenberg CPB/Project provided support for entering this text.
Purchase a copy of this text (not necessarily the same edition) from
An XML version of this text is available for download,
with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted
changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.