And not one of these acts has he done with a view to
pecuniary advantage, but from generosity and kindliness of disposition. So it is
not right, men of Athens, that you should give up such a man to be the prey of
Apollodorus. Do not show Phormio pity at a time when it will be of no profit to
him, but now when it is in your power to save him; for I see no time in which
one could more fittingly come to his aid than now.
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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