Furthermore, men of the jury, they have dealt in much the same way with the
ivory and iron which were left me. They do not produce them. Yet it is
impossible that one who possessed so many sofa-makers and so many sword-makers
should not also have left iron and ivory. These things must have been available,
for what could the slaves have produced without these materials?
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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