If, then, all the powers
consent to keep peace, we will not help the Megalopolitans, for it will be
unnecessary, so that there will be no question of our opposing our comrades in
arms; some of them, indeed, already profess to be our allies, and the others
will now come into line. And what more could we desire?
Demosthenes. Demosthenes with an English translation by C. A. Vince, M. A. and J. H. Vince, M.A. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1926.
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