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Then they have another argument ready; that even at Athens in former generations men who had rendered great services met with no recognition of this sort, but were content with an inscription in the Hermes-Portico.1 Perhaps indeed the inscription will be read to you. But in my opinion, Athenians, this argument is in many ways prejudicial to the State, besides being unjust.

1 In the Agora. The inscription (quoted by Aeschin. 3.83) was in honor of Cimon's capture of Eion on the Strymon in 476.

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