I have finished with private matters, but I
have still some trifling remarks to offer on public affairs. If you, Aeschines,
can name any human being, Greek or barbarian, on whom yonder sun shines, who has
escaped all injury from the domination, first of Philip, and today of Alexander,
so be it: I grant you that my fortune— or my misfortune, if you prefer
the word—has been the cause of the whole trouble.
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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