The fellow is
so cunning, and so ready to pretend ignorance of what is right, that, although
he is pressing a suit for false witness, and although you are to cast your votes
regarding this, and have sworn so to do, he refused the proffered examination by
torture in regard to the testimony （the point to which he should have
devoted his argument）, and declares that he requires the slave to be
given up for testing in regard to other matters. In this he is lying.
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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