Nor does he fail to see Phormio's
condition. And yet if on this ground you think you have a claim on Phormio's
property, because he once belonged to your father, Antimachus has a stronger
claim than you have. For your father in his turn belonged to those men, so that
both you and Phormio by this argument belong to Antimachus. But you are so lost
to all proper feeling, that you yourself compel people to say things which you
ought to hate anyone for saying.
Demosthenes. Demosthenes with an English translation by A. T. Murray, Ph.D., LL.D. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1939.
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