What treatment does a man, who recovered his
high spirits on the death of a thousand of his fellow-citizens, deserve at the
hands of the survivors? I shall omit a great many other facts that I might
relate; for I do not think that I ought to recount glibly all his discreditable
and infamous qualities, but only such as I may mention without discredit to
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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