I want you
also, Athenians, to hear that other decree moved by Demosthenes,1 the decree which this democratic statesman proposed
when the city was in disorder after the battle of Chaeronea, and also the oracle sent from Dodona from Dodonian Zeus; for it has long
been warning you clearly to beware of your leaders and advisers. Read the oracle
1 One of the several decrees relating to defence
proposed by Demosthenes after Chaeronea; the oracle is mentioned in the speech on the
False Embassy （Dem. 19.297
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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