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[33] And though I had designs on him, I came utterly unprepared, without calling to my aid either friends or servants or anybody at all, save only this child, who would have been unable to support me, but was capable of giving information under torture1 upon any crime that I might commit!

1 If Theodotus was a free Plataean, he would have the same rights as an Athenian citizen, and could not be subjected to torture. Perhaps he or his father was a Plataean slave, like Pancleon (see Lys. 23, Against Pancleon), or had not yet established his claim to the citizenship. Cf. Aristoph. Frogs 694.

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