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[42] or on your behalf, or in partnership with you, being as a citizen quite unlike Charicles,1 my opponent's brother-in-law, who chose to be a slave to the enemy, yet claimed the right to rule his fellow-citizens; who, when in exile, was inactive, but on his return was ever injuring the city. And yet how could one prove himself to be a baser friend or a viler enemy?

1 Charicles was one of the most cruel of the Thirty Tyrants. Cf. Lys. 12.55; Xen. Hell. 2.3.2.

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