therefore, just as I assumed at the beginning of my speech—you are
wronged no less than we who lent the money. Consider, men of the jury, how the
wrong touches you also. When a man seeks to set himself above your laws, and
makes of no effect nautical agreements, but does away with them, and has sent
away to Chios money lent here on our exchange, is it not clear that such a man
wrongs you as well as us
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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