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The political attitude of Demosthenes was manifest even while peace still lasted, for he would let no act of the Macedonian pass uncensured, but on every occasion kept rousing and inflaming the Athenians against him. Therefore Philip also made most account of him; and when Demosthenes came to Macedonia in an embassy of ten,1 Philip listened indeed to them all, but took most pains to answer his speech.

1 In 346 B.C. they obtained the so-called Peace of Philocrates.

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