regards the purloining of funds at which you connived there is a law which
expressly declares that you are responsible for them exactly as if you had them
in your own possession. So what has the law to do with the testing of a slave by
torture? But in the matter of the maritime loan you made common cause with
divided the money with him, and destroyed the contract, and now that you have
arranged everything to suit your wish, and have done away with the documentary
evidence （as Demo testified against you）, you have recourse to
trickery, and endeavor to mislead these gentlemen.