Cotys expected to rob Iphicrates of honors, of
maintenance, of statues, of the country that made him a man to be envied, I may
almost say of everything that made life worth living; yet he had no scruple.
But, really, what is there of which this man should be anxious not to deprive
Charidemus? He has no possessions whatsoever in your city,—neither
children, nor a statue, nor kindred, nor anything else.
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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