Now if it were possible to do justice to such beauty as
yours in words, or if this were the only quality of yours worthy of praise, we
should think it necessary to omit praise of none of your good points; but as
things are, I am afraid that we may find our bearers refusing to hear praise of
your other merits and that we may defeat ourselves by harping on this theme.
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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