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[108] Where has this woman not prostituted herself? To what place has she not gone in quest of her daily wage? Has she not been everywhere in the Peloponnesus, in Thessaly and in Magnesia1 in the company of Simus of Larisa2 and Eurydamas son of Medeius, in Chios3 and most of Ionia, following in the train of Sotadas the Cretan, and was she not let out for hire by NicaretĂȘ so long as she belonged to her? What do you suppose a woman does who is subject to men who are not her kinsfolk, and who follows in the train of him who pays her? Does she not serve all the lusts of those who deal with her? Will you, then, declare by your vote that a woman of this stamp, who is known by everybody beyond all question to have plied her trade the whole world over, is an Athenian citizen?

1 Magnesia, a district on the west coast of northern Greece.

2 Larisa, a town in Thessaly.

3 Chios, a large island off the coast of Ionia.

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