crisis, Athenians, calls on you, almost with an audible voice, to take into your
own hands the control of your interests in the North, if you are really anxious
to safeguard them. But, I confess, our attitude puzzles me. My own idea would be
to vote an expedition at once, to make instant preparation for its dispatch,
thus avoiding our previous blunder, and to send ambassadors to state our
intentions and watch events.
Demosthenes. Demosthenes with an English translation by J. H. Vince, M.A. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1930.
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