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[29] he makes it even clearer that the complete attainment of this art is impossible without the knowledge of justice, an opinion in which I heartily concur. Had this not been his view, would he have ever written the Apology of Socrates or the Funeral Oration1 in praise of those who had died in battle for their country, both of them works falling within the sphere of oratory.

1 Menexenus.

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