, the victim of this
persecution, for no doubt he will be allowed to stand up in court.
This man, Athenians, is a poor man perhaps, but
certainly not a bad man. He was once a citizen and served at the proper age in
all the campaigns; he has done nothing reprehensible, yet now there he stands
silent, stripped not only of all our common privileges, but also of the right to
speak or complain; he is not even allowed to tell you whether he has suffered
justly or unjustly.