Was it the duty of our city, Aeschines, to abase her pride, to lower
her dignity, to rank herself with Thessalians and Dolopians, to help Philip to
establish his supremacy over Greece, to
annihilate the glories and the prerogatives of our forefathers? Or, if she
rejected that truly shameful policy, was she to stand by and permit aggressions
which she must have long foreseen, and knew would succeed if none should
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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