For in what could anyone find these people useful to the
state? They punish wrongdoers, it will be said, and through them the number of
wrongdoers is lessened. Not so, men of the jury; it is even increased; for those
who are minded to do evil, knowing that a portion of their gains must be given
to these men, of necessity determine to exact more from the rest, that they may
have enough to spend, not only upon themselves, but upon these men as well.
Demosthenes. Demosthenes with an English translation by Norman W. DeWitt, Ph.D., and Norman J. DeWitt, Ph.D. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1949.
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