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[70] “You,” he said, “have enjoyed the woman's favors, and it is but right that you should do something for her.” He added other words calculated to arouse compassion, such as anyone might use in entreaty to get out of a nasty mess. The arbitrators, after hearing both parties, brought about a reconciliation between them, and induced Epaenetus to contribute one thousand drachmae toward the marriage portion of Neaera's daughter.

To prove the truth of these statements of mine, I will call as witnesses to these facts the very men who were sureties and arbitrators:

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