As for the fact, then, that Philip rose to greatness
from small and humble beginnings, that the Greek states are mutually disloyal
and factious, and that the increase of Philip's power in the past was a far
greater miracle than the completion of his conquests now that he has already
gained so much, these and all such topics on which I might expatiate, I will
pass over in silence.
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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