through ungainliness of mien they have ruined all their natural comeliness or
through some unfortunate mannerism have involved their natural attractions in
the same disfavor. By none of these could we find your person afflicted, for
whichever of the gods it was that took forethought for your person has so
diligently guarded you against all such mishaps as to leave nothing calling for
criticism and to render your general appearance superb.
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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