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[5] For instance, when Demades said: ‘Demosthenes teach me! As well might the sow teach Athena.’ ‘It was this Athena,’ said Demosthenes, ‘that was lately found playing the harlot in Collytus.’ And to the thief nicknamed Brazen, who attempted to make fun of him for his late hours and his writing at night, ‘I know,’ he said, ‘that I annoy you with my lighted lamp. ’

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