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To prove that what I say is true, take and read the depositions.“ Depositions

The dowry, then, he got in this way, and kept. But in the event of his not marrying my mother the law declares that he owes me the amount of the dowry with interest at nine obols a month.1 However, I set it down at a drachma a month only. This comes, if one adds the principle and the interest for ten years, to about three talents.

1 That is, at 18 percent.

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