What course of action
was proper for a patriotic citizen who was trying to serve his country with all
possible prudence and energy and loyalty? Surely it was to protect Attica on the sea-board by Euboea, on the inland frontier by Boeotia, and on the side towards Peloponnesus by our neighbors in that
direction; to make provision for the passage of our corn-supply along friendly
coasts all the way to Peiraeus;
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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