Why, then, he will ask, do you not indict
me for non-insertion in the register, seeing that I am a debtor, and not
registered? Because the law ordains that indictments for non-insertion shall be
lodged, not against those who are debtors and not registered, but against those
who, although they have been registered and have not paid their debt,
nevertheless have their names erased.Take the
law, please, and read it.“
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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