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§§ 19, 20. The matter of surprise is, that he should dare to come into court ‘without a leg to stand upon.’ Here is a man who has borrowed money in the Athenian mart, under a promise to sail back to it or pay a heavy fine, and yet refuses either to pay or to produce the security! He has sold the corn in Rhodes, thereby breaking the law, and yet has the face to appear before a jury.
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