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[47] yet truly, if they were sensible,1 they would be bearing witness against those persons, and would severely punish their instructors in transgression; instead of holding themselves bound by their oaths to the detriment of the citizens, if they were sensible they would make light of breaking those oaths for the advantage of the city. So much then, I would say in regard to them: now call my witnesses. Go up on the dais.“Witnesses

1 i.e., the accomplices of Eratosthenes.

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