Such successes could only have been
organized by the aid of those decrees and laws under which you levy
contributions on some citizens, and require others to furnish war-galleys; bid
some to serve in the navy, and others to perform their several duties. With that
object, therefore, you impanel juries, and punish the insubordinate with
imprisonment. Now mark how this gallant gentleman's statute vitiates and makes
havoc of all that business.
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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