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With these thoughts in mind I set myself to write this discourse—I who am no longer in the prime of youth but in my eighty-second year. Wherefore, you may well forgive me if my speech appears to be less vigorous1 than those which I have published in the past.

1 For this apology cf. Isoc. 5.149; Isoc. 12.4; Isoc. Letter 6.6.

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    • Raphael Kühner, Bernhard Gerth, Ausführliche Grammatik der griechischen Sprache, KG 1.3.1
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