Now take first the clause which recites that in word and deed I have
constantly done my best for the common weal, and that I am ever zealous to do
all the good in my power, and which commends me on those grounds. Your judgement
on that clause must, I take it, depend simply on my public acts, by examining
which you will discover whether Ctesiphon has given a true and proper, or a false, description
of my conduct.
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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