the people passed a lawful decree and every citizen wished to discover which of
the politicians had dared to accept money from Harpalus to the discredit and
danger of the city; when, moreover, you, Demosthenes, and many others had
proposed in a decree that the Areopagus, according to its traditional right,
should hold an inquiry to discover if any of them had received gold from
Harpalus, the Areopagus began its investigation.
Dinarchus. Minor Attic Orators in two volumes, 2, with an English translation by J. O. Burtt, M.A. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1962.
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