Demosthenis Orationes Publicae; Ed. by G. H. Heslop. the Embassy [... de Falsa Legatione]

Demosthenis Orationes Publicae; Ed. by G. H. Heslop. the Embassy [... de Falsa Legatione]

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...they had in every case been unsuccessful. Curiosity if nothing else might brmg some. The truth therefore seems to lie midway between the opposite assertions. Cf.Grote,11.54o. 17-24. When we returned disappointed in the expeetation: with which we had eoneluded the peace, I detailed all the eireum.rtanee.r to the eouneil, pointed out to them the eritieal position into which their envoy: had brought the state and urged them to mix oi; c'8e Sh. now rightly retracts his former opinion that 6'65 means Philip. The context and the restrictive clause 8a'a....eK'w1-es show that Ae. is meant. The meaning is, 'Philip then has, I take it, ruined the Phocians, but those men cooperated with him. The question therefore before you is not that (dis) Ae. ruined Phocis by himself as Aeschines--that he of course neither did nor could: but whether (el) he and his colleagues did not by their wilful and corrupt neglect of their duty as your envoys effectually help Philip to accomplish the ruin of your allies.' The antithesis is between Ae. m0' eau-r6v, a poor creature, and Ae. capable of producing great results as the ambassador of Athens (16 rfis rrehcws ci lwp.a )a/3dw 18. 149). and here, as often, spoken of as the representative and coryphaeus of the rest, all of them traitors and devoted to Philip. 3i--33. The preliminary resolution of the Council will show that I tlmounced them at once and that the Coundl after hearing me tondemnea' them by withholdirzg the customary marhr of honour given to returning mz/0)/: . Sch. saw, from a misreading of the compendium of p.6vov, which then rendered fie necessary in place of mu'. 0'. 0-uverlupev 'it was advisable that they should...show more

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