The Orations of Demosthenes Against Timocrates, Aristogiton, Aphobus, Onetor, Zenothemis, Apaturius, Phormio, Lacritus, Pantaenetus, Nausimachus, B Otus, Spudias, Phaenippus, and for Phormio

The Orations of Demosthenes Against Timocrates, Aristogiton, Aphobus, Onetor, Zenothemis, Apaturius, Phormio, Lacritus, Pantaenetus, Nausimachus, B Otus, Spudias, Phaenippus, and for Phormio

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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. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...Panteenetus had left the works,1 and that Euergns had taken absolute possession of what we had purchased. I was vastly annoyed, seeing that the thing had come to a pretty pass; for I must either 1 d4ecentsr-nyxd-ra. Reiske--"destitisse ab exercendd ofiicind metallicd." Sch.n'er---"excidisse oficimi." Pabst---"dss Gewerk verlassen und abge treten." carry on and manage the business in partnership with Euergus, or have Euergus for my debtor instead of the plaintiff, and draw up a new lease and enter into a contract with him; and neither of these alternatives was agreeable to me. Being displeased at the state of things which I tell you of, and happening to see Mnesicles who had sold us the property, I went up to him and complained that he had introduced such a person to me, and I asked him about the claimants and what it all meant. On hearing this, he laughed at the claimants, but said they wished to meet and confer with me, and he himself would bring us together and would advise the plaintiff to do everything that was right in regard to me, and he thought he should prevail on him. When we met--I need not go into particulars--the men came, who pretended to have lent money to the plaintiff on the mine-pit and the slaves which we bought from Mnesicles; and there was nothing straightforward or honest about them. As all their statements were shown to be false, and Mnesicles established the fact of our purchase, they give us a challenge, thinking we should not accept it, proposing that we should either take all our money from them and withdraw, or pay them their demands; for (they said) the security which we held was worth far more than what we had lent. The moment I heard this proposal, without eveshow more

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