Such am I,
Pantaenetus, the fast walker, and such are you, who walk slowly. However,
regarding my gait and my manner of speech, I will tell you the whole truth, men
of the jury, with all frankness. I am perfectly aware—I am not blind
to the fact—that I am not one of those favored by nature in these
respects, nor of those who are an advantage to themselves. For if in matters in
which I reap no profit, I annoy others, surely I am to this extent unfortunate.
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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