The laws have
given you the right, Athenians, to acquit or punish men on trial. A doctor
cannot treat his patients skilfully if he has not discerned the cause of the
disease, nor can a member of a jury give a fair vote unless he has followed
intelligently the rights and wrongs of the case.
Demades. Minor Attic Orators in two volumes, 2, with an English translation by J. O. Burtt, M.A. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1962.
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