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Moreover, the death of Demosthenes in Calauria, and that of Hypereides at Cleonae, about which I have written elsewhere,1 made the Athenians yearn almost passionately for Philip and Alexander. At a later time, after Antigonus had been slain,2 and those who slew him began to oppress and vex the people, a peasant in Phrygia who was digging on his farm was asked by someone what he was doing, and answered: ‘I am looking for Antigonus.’

1 See the Demosthenes, chapters xxviii.-xxx.

2 Antigonus was defeated by Seleucus and Lysimachus at Ipsus, in Phrygia, in 301 B.C., and fell in the battle.

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