Plutarch's Lives, 6; Translated from the Original Greek

Plutarch's Lives, 6; Translated from the Original Greek

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1809 edition. Excerpt: ...nine other deputies to the court of Philip, and that prince answers the speech of Demosthenes with the greatest care, 83. His reply to his colleagues who praised Philip, ib. He per. suades the Athenians tu drive the Macedonians out of Euboea, jfnd to send succours to the Byzantines and Perinthians, 84. Goes amhassador to the staUsof Greece, and persuades most sf them to join in the league against Philip, ib, Philip surprises Elatea, apd possesses himself of Phocis, 55. Notwithstanding these advantages, Demosthenes, by his eloquence, brings the Thebans to declare against hiip, 85, 86. Philip sends arnbassadors to Athens to apply for peace, but by some fatality he is not listened to, 86. Oracles announce the down, fall of Greece, ib, Demosthenes has great confidence in the Grecian arms, 87; jet, in the battle of Chaeronea, throws away his arms, and flies, ib. Philip commits many excesses, in contempt qf Dt-mosthenes, 88. Demosthenes received large remittances from the king of Persia, 8 ). Many accusations are lodged against him at Athens, but the people continue him at the btlm notwithstanding, ib. He pronounces the funeral oration of those that fell in the late battle, ib. Philip dies soon ailer, and the Athenians vote a crown for Pausanius his assassin, 90. Demosthenes appears with a garland on his he ad, though it was only the seventh day after his daughter's death, ib. 1 he conlederates unite again, and the Thehans atta/k the Macedonia)) garrison in their citadel, 92. De. ruoMhenes represents Alexander as a mere boy, ib. Alexander takes the city ol 'Jhebes, ib. He commands the Athenians to deliver up their orators, 93. Demosthenes addresses the people in the fable of the sheep delivering up their dogs to the wolves, ib. Demades procures a...show more

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