Thus they distributed rewards
within the city righteously and to the public advantage; we do it the wrong way.
But what about those bestowed on strangers? When Meno of Pharsalus had given us twelve talents for the
war at Eion near Amphipolis, and had reinforced us with
three hundred of his own mounted serfs, they did not pass a decree that whoever
slew Meno should be liable to seizure; they made him a citizen, and thought that
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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