And then this same man, so cruel, so
heartless, who has taken such dire vengeance for his wrongs—you have
only his word for them, for he really suffered none—will you acquit
him when you have detected him in a wanton outrage on one of the citizens?
[If he regards neither festivals nor temples nor law nor anything else,
will you not condemn him? Will you not make an example of him?]
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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