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[3] Then the man raised his voice and shouted: ‘I, Demosthenes, no hurts?’ ‘Now, indeed,’ said Demosthenes, ‘I hear the voice of one who is wronged and hurt.’ So important in winning credence did he consider the tone and action of the speaker. Accordingly, his own action in speaking was astonishingly pleasing to most men, but men of refinement, like Demetrius the Phalerian, thought his manner low, ignoble, and weak.

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