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[12] And yet all men know that the majority of the orators have the audacity to harangue the people, not for the good of the state, but for what they themselves expect to gain,1 while I and mine not only abstain more than all others from the public funds but expend more than we can afford from our private means on the needs of the commonwealth;2 and they know,

1 See Isoc. 7.24 and note.

2 See Isoc. 15.144-152 and notes.

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