Well, men of Athens, certain persons who wanted to put a
stop to that state of affairs, to get rid of the other kings, and to put
Cersobleptes in possession of an undivided monarchy, contrived to equip
themselves with this provisional resolution. If one listened only to the
wording, they were far from appearing to pursue any such purpose; and yet such
was in fact their main object, as I will proceed to explain.
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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