I perceive, men
of Athens, that the present outlook
gives rise to much vexation and perplexity, because not only have we suffered
serious losses, which cannot be mended by fine speeches, but there is also
complete divergence of opinion about the preservation of what is left of our
empire, one favoring this policy, another that.
Demosthenes. Demosthenes with an English translation by J. H. Vince, M.A. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1930.
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