No; you are
so bold or rather so impudent, that, while under the agreement you owe us double
the amount of our loan, you do not see fit to pay us even the accrued interest,
but bid us accept interest as far as Rhodes, as if your command ought to prove of more force than
the agreement; and you have the insolence to declare that the vessel did not
arrive safe at the Peiraeus; for which you might with justice be condemned to
death by the jurors.
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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