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