that, by recalling the assurances by which on every occasion these men stopped
others from getting your attention, and that magnificent promise of Aeschines,
you may realize that you have to thank him for this crowning
injury,—that you were precluded from learning the truth promptly and
at the proper time, being cheated by hopes and impostures and vain assurances.
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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