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[13] furthermore, that these orators are either wrangling among themselves1 in the assemblies over deposits of money2 or insulting our allies3 or blackmailing4 whosoever of the rest of the world chances to be the object of their attacks, while I, for my part, have led the way in discourses which exhort the Hellenes to concord among themselves and war against the barbarians

1 Cf., for this contrast between the other orators and himself, Isoc. 15.147-149.

2 For this common cause of controversy see Isoc. 4.188 and note. Such controversies were sometimes referred to the General Assembly and there debated and voted upon.

3 Cf. Isoc. 12.142 and Isoc. 15.318.

4 Cf. Isoc. 15.318.

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