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[14] And when they had thus been received by me into the house, we proceeded to divide the inheritance; and upon my demanding that my mother's marriage-portion be repaid to me, these men put in a counter-claim, and alleged that a portion of like amount was owing to their mother.1 On the advice of friends who were present we divided all the rest of the property but kept apart the house and the domestic servants of my father,

1 Below (Dem. 40.20, end) the amount is set at more than 100 minae, not a talent merely.

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