now this would be the hardest blow for me to bear, if, when the offences were
fresh in your memory, you displayed such anger and indignation and bitterness
that, when Neoptolemus and Mnesarchides and Philippides and another of these
very wealthy men were interceding with you and me, you shouted to me not to let
him off, and when Blepaeus the banker came up to me, you raised such an uproar,
as if I was going to take a bribe—the old, old story!—
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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