There are many other arguments, men of Athens, to be pleaded on Ctesiphon's behalf, but this surely is
eminently reasonable, that the honest course was to fight out our own quarrels
by ourselves, not to turn aside from our antagonism and try to find some one
else to injure. That is carrying iniquity too far!
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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