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[24] Well, my mother went to see theirs, and the latter told her with weeping what had happened, and showed her the effects; this, men of the jury, is the way in which I learned all the facts. And I am telling you just what I heard from my mother;—as I speak the truth, so may many blessings be mine; if I am lying, may the opposite befall me. She averred that she saw, and heard from their mother, that some of the barley got wet (she saw them drying it), but not so much as three medimni,1 and about half a medimnus of wheat flour; also, she said, a jar of olive oil had tilted over, but had not been damaged.

1 The medimnus was a standard measure of grain, containing approximately a bushel and a half.

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