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[30] And they kept her and made use of her as long a time as they pleased. When, however, they were about to marry, they gave her notice that they did not want to see her, who had been their own mistress, plying her trade in Corinth or living under the control of a brothel-keeper; but that they would be glad to recover from her less than they had paid down, and to see her reaping some advantage for herself. They offered, therefore, to remit one thousand drachmae toward the price of her freedom, five hundred drachmae apiece; and they bade her, when she found the means, to pay them the twenty minae. When she heard this proposal from Eucrates and Timanoridas, she summoned to Corinth among others who had been her lovers Phrynion of Paeania,1 the son of Demon and the brother of Demochares, a man who was living a licentious and extravagant life, as the older ones among you remember.

1 Paeania, a deme of the tribe Pandionis. Demochares is mentioned several times in Dem. 47.22, Dem. 47.28, Dem. 47.32). The Demon here mentioned was possibly the uncle of Demosthenes.

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