I was so perplexed, gentlemen, in face of this man's lawless behavior, that I decided that it would be best for me to reside abroad. So I took the boy （since the whole truth must be told）, and left the city. When I thought it was time enough for Simon to have forgotten the young fellow, and also to have repented of his former offences, I came back again.
Lysias. Lysias with an English translation by W.R.M. Lamb, M.A. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1930.
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