That, I say, is my first and main purpose
in this narration. What is my second purpose? It is one of no less importance. I
want you to remind yourselves of that policy of precaution and distrust of
Philip which this man deliberately chose when he was still unbribed, and to
compare the confidence and friendship that afterwards sprang up so suddenly;
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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