For myself, I am the most wretched of men. I am helpless both
to give my sister a portion and to maintain myself. Besides this, the state is
pressing me hard, demanding taxes, and with right, for my father left me an
estate large enough to pay them; but these men have taken all the money left me.
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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