For it is not the
same thing, men of Athens, to give
false testimony while face to face with you and to do so before an arbitrator.
With you heavy indignation and severe penalty await those who bear false
witness; but before an arbitrator they give what testimony they please without
risk and without shame. When I expostulated and expressed strong indignation,
men of Athens, at the effrontery of
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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