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[38] This sum he promised but did not pay, and his name was posted on a list of defaulters in front of the statues of the Eponymous Heroes,1 which was headed: “These are they who voluntarily promised the people to contribute money for the salvation of the city and failed to pay the amounts promised.” Indeed, gentlemen, what ground is there for astonishment that he deceived me, a single citizen, when he acted in this manner towards all of you united in assembly? Of these facts I will now produce witnesses before you.“Witnesses

Such are the manner and extent of the public services which Dicaeogenes has rendered to the city out of so large a fortune.

1 The statues of the heroes who gave their names to the ten tribes stood below the north side of the Areopagus and above the Metroum and the Council Chamber (Paus. 1.5.1).

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