For how could it be other than contrary to the laws,
when one, being himself an adopted son, returned to his original family leaving
adopted sons in his place? That is what Leostratus has done up to this day, and
by this means they think to rob us of our inheritance, making profit from the
estate of Archiades, and supporting their children by it, and always returning
from it to the estate of their fathers, keeping that intact, while spending the
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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