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[2] And again, when he was serving as private arbitrator between two men, on one of them saying that his opponent had done Aristides much injury, ‘Tell me rather,’ he said, ‘whether he has done thee any wrong; it is for thee, not for myself, that I am seeking justice.’ When he was elected overseer of the public revenues, he proved clearly that large sums had been embezzled, not only by his fellow-officials, but also by those of former years and particularly by Themistocles:—
The man was clever, but of his hand had no control.

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