Now I am certain, men of
Athens, that everyone would
admit that the offences of Meidias were much more serious than those of any of
these men, of whom one, as I have shown, forfeited the damages he had already
received, while the other was actually punished with death. For Meidias, not
being in a procession, not having won a suit, not acting as assessor, having in
fact no other motive than insolence, behaved worse than any of them. About them
I will say no more;
Demosthenes. Demosthenes with an English translation by A. T. Murray, Ph.D., LL.D. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1939.
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