Which is the more honorable alternative,
which the more just: that all the money should be kept in the treasury until the
people has reached some fair decision, or that the orators and certain of the
generals should seize and keep it? Personally I think that to keep it in the
treasury is the course which all would admit to be just, while no one would
consider it fair for these men to retain it.
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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