1 Theodotus, men of Athens, after hearing us several times, and
being convinced that Lampis was giving false testimony, did not dismiss the
suit, but referred us to the court. He was loth to give an adverse decision
because he was a friend of this man Phormio, as we afterwards learned, yet he
hesitated to dismiss the suit lest he should himself commit perjury.
1 It is commonly assumed that the second speaker
begins with this paragraph. In Dem. 34.23
Chrysippus is referred to as οὗτος, so the
fact of a change of speakers is patent.
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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