In those words, or to that effect, I spoke,
and left the tribune. My speech was universally applauded, and there was no
opposition. I did not speak without moving, nor move without serving as
ambassador, nor serve without convincing the Thebans. I went through the whole
business from beginning to end, devoting myself ungrudgingly to your service in
face of the perils that encompassed our city. Please produce the decree made at
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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