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Here is the letter sent by Cersobleptes later, after the arrival of the ambassadors in Thrace,—he would agree to nothing that was fair; and here is the letter sent by the others.—Read this to the jury.“ Letter

Now read the letter from the two kings.—Consider whether you really think that they are making no complaint.“ Letter

Men of Athens, look at this see-saw of villainy and perfidy, and try to understand it. First he was maltreating Cephisodotus; then he stopped, because he was afraid of Athenodorus. Another time he tried to maltreat Chabrias; changed his mind, and agreed with Chares. He always acted inconsistently,1 ever like an honest, straightforward man.

1 With πεποίηκε, which Dind. kept but Cobet rightly brackets, the phrase would mean “he has turned everything upside-down,” as in Dem. 9.36

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