Gentlemen of the
jury, as I sat here for a long time and listened with you to the speech of
Lycurgus for the prosecution, I thought it in general an excellent speech; but
when I observed him unduly exerting himself, I was surprised that he should not
realize that the strength of our case does not really depend on the arguments
that he has used or that I am going to use, but on the disposition of each
juryman either to be indignant at wickedness or to condone it.
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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