Then he resorts to
sophistry, and tells you that you must ignore any opinion of himself and me
which you brought with you from home; and that, as, when you cast up a man ' s
accounts, though you anticipate a surplus, you acquiesce in the result if the
totals balance, so you must now accept the result of the calculation. Every
dishonest contrivance, you will observe, is rotten to the core.
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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