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§ 27. The bond specifies a penalty, and if you have incurred it, then you are bound to pay it. It is a self-imposed obligation, and therefore you cannot evade it. You must prove to the judges either that we can claim no rights by the bond, or that you are not bound to act according to it.

τῷ ἐπιτιμίῳ τῷ έκ τῆς συγγραφῆς 34 § 26; inf. § 44, cf. §§ 12, 34 τοῖς ἐκ τῆς συγγραφῆς δικαίοις.]

οὐκ ἄλλος οὐδείς, ἀλλ᾽ αὐτὸς σὺ σαυτῷ

καὶ τάδ᾽ οὔτις ἄλλος ἦν
'γὼ 'π᾽ ἐμαυτῷ τάσδ᾽ ἀρὰς προστιθείς


ὥρισας Soph. Antig. 452οἳ τούσδ᾽ ἐν ἀνθρώποισιν ὥρισαν νόμους”. See Or. 37 § 20.

οὐ δίκαιος εἶ] οὐ δίκαιόν ἐστί σε κ.τ.λ.

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