I am not
ignorant that Charidemus is regarded by some as a benefactor of Athens. But if I can find ability to tell
you what I mean, and what I know him to have done, I hope to prove that, so far
from being our benefactor, he is particularly ill-disposed to us, and that
exactly the wrong conception has been formed of his character.
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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