For no man is so simple as to
believe that though Philip covets these wretched objects in Thrace—for
what else can one call Drongilus and Cabyle and Mastira and the other places that he is now
occupying and equipping?—and though he endures toil and winter storms
and deadly peril for the privilege of taking them,
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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