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[2] His enemies, however, ran along by his side and reviled him; and one of them actually came up and spat in his face. At this, as we are told, Phocion looked towards the magistrates and said: ‘Will not someone stop this fellow's unseemly behaviour?’ Again, when Thudippus, on entering the prison and seeing the executioner bruising the hemlock, grew angry and bewailed his hard fate, declaring it not fitting that he should perish with Phocion, ‘Is it no satisfaction to thee, then,’ said Phocion, ‘that thou art put to death in company with Phocion?’

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