As for me, he forthwith
persuaded me, for I was about eighteen years of age, to marry the daughter of
Euphemus, wishing to live to see children born to me. I, men of the jury, as
before, so especially then, when these men were beginning to annoy him with
lawsuits and were proving troublesome, thought that I, on the contrary, ought to
strive to gladden him by doing everything whereby I could give him pleasure, and
so obeyed him.
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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