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[47] You disgrace yourself and your dead parents, and you cast reproach upon the state, and instead of adorning and cherishing this good fortune1 which your father, and afterward Phormio have come to enjoy through the kindness of these men, so that it might have appeared as the highest of honors for those who gave it and for you who obtained it, you drag it into public view, you point the finger of scorn at it, you criticize it; you all but taunt the Athenians for admitting to citizenship a person like yourself.

1 That is, of course, the right of citizenship.

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