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And his behavior was, I consider, quite unlike that of Aristophanes of Cholleis,1 who went surety for him at that time, provided the vessels at Munichia, and was ready to accompany him on the voyage. Thus, so far as it lay with him, you were saved, and then you would neither have destroyed any Athenian nor have brought your own self into such serious dangers.

1 A district on the south side of Mt. Hymettus. The point in what follows is that even his surety Aristophanes, when faced with death as a result of Agoratus's treachery, refused to save himself by denouncing good citizens.

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