And I, his chosen adversary—it
is a fair inquiry—of what was I master? Of nothing at all! Public
speaking was my only privilege: and that you permitted to Philip's hired
servants on the same terms as to me. Whenever they had the advantage of
me—and for one reason or another that often happened—you
laid your plans for the enemy's benefit, and went your ways.
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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