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[322] Such, you will find, has been my disposition, abidingly and without alloy. Look at the facts. They demanded that I should be given up; they arraigned me before the Amphictyonic Council; they tried me with threats, they tried me with promises; they set these miscreants to worry me like a pack of wolves; but through it all I never renounced my loyalty to you. At the very outset of my career I had chosen once for all the path of political uprightness and integrity, and resolved to support, to magnify, and to associate myself with the honor, the power, and the glory of my native land.

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    • T. G. Tucker, Commentary on Thucydides: Book 8, 8.44
    • William Watson Goodwin, Commentary on Demosthenes: On the Crown, 298
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    • William Watson Goodwin, Commentary on Demosthenes: On the Crown, 67
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