Furthermore, no one could say that poverty was the
ground, for they all possess means so ample that they willingly assume the
expense of public services, and discharge whatever duties are laid upon them.
Besides all this, they are well known to you, and you know nothing to their
discredit; for they are worthy citizens. Yet, if they are not poor, nor enemies
of the plaintiff, nor friends of mine, how can it be right to suspect them of
bearing false witness? I certainly do not know.