that whereas those detestable Megarians are so
obsessed with their own dignity that, when the Lacedaemonians sent and ordered
them to admit to their citizenship Hermo, the pilot, who, serving with Lysander,
captured two hundred war-galleys on the occasion of our disaster at Aegospotami, they replied that they would make
him a Megarian when they saw that the Lacedaemonians had made him a Spartan;
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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