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1 As guilty of highway robbery the defendant had made himself liable to summary arrest （ἀπαγωγή）, and the gravity of his assault would have justified a public indictment for criminal outrage （ὕβρεως γραφή）, for either of which crimes he would, if convicted, have suffered a heavy penalty. The private suit for assault and battery （αἰκείας δίκη） entailed merely a fine to be paid to the plaintiff.
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