The plaintiff, however, who demands that you believe
him as one speaking the truth, waited for three years after my father had spoken
for the first time to Archebiades and the other friends of Cephisiades, and
after they had refused to pay any attention to Callippus or to what he said;
then, when he learned that my father was in poor health, and had difficulty in
coming up to the city, and that his sight was failing,
Demosthenes. Demosthenes with an English translation by Norman W. DeWitt, Ph.D., and Norman J. DeWitt, Ph.D. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1949.
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