Well, both these things have been done. For not only were
the trees planted before my father built the wall, but the tombs are old, and
were built before we acquired the property. Yet, since this is the case, what
stronger argument could there be, men of Athens? The facts afford manifest proof.Now please take all these depositions, and read them.“
Demosthenes. Demosthenes with an English translation by Norman W. DeWitt, Ph.D., and Norman J. DeWitt, Ph.D. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1949.
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