And yet is it not outrageous that we who made the
prior loan should, besides having received no profit from the slaves, have lost
our security, while this fellow, who loaned money on security belonging to us,
and whose loan was so long subsequent to ours, should from funds that were ours
have recovered both principal and interest, and have suffered no loss whatever?
To prove that what I say is true, take the deposition and read it.“
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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