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[121] As Heaven is my witness, gentlemen of the jury, I believe Androtion became the victim of this arrogant, overbearing temper, not by accident, but by the visitation of the gods, to the end that, as the mutilators of the statue of Victory perished by their own hands,1 so these men should perish by litigation among themselves, and should either make tenfold restitution, as the laws direct, or be cast into prison.

1 Nothing is known of this incident.

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