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These, and such as these, with many others are the grounds furnished by my conduct to justify the proposal of the defendant. I will now mention grounds furnished by all of you. Immediately after the battle, in the very midst of danger and alarm, at a time when it would not have been surprising if most of you had treated me unkindly, the people, with a full knowledge of all my doings, in the first place, adopted by vote my proposals for the safety of the city. All those measures of defence—the disposition of outposts, the entrenchments, the expenditure on the fortifications—were taken on resolutions moved by me. In the second place, they appointed me Food Controller, selecting me from the whole body of citizens.

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    • William Watson Goodwin, Commentary on Demosthenes: On the Crown, 196
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    • William Watson Goodwin, Commentary on Demosthenes: On the Crown, 285
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    • William Watson Goodwin, Syntax of the Moods and Tenses of the Greek Verb, Appendix
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    • Demosthenes, Against Leptines, Dem. 20 33
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    • William Watson Goodwin, Syntax of the Moods and Tenses of the Greek Verb, Chapter IV
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