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(16) My motive cannot have been ambition: honour accrues to virtue, not to a
betrayer of Greece. Besides, I had honour already, from you for my wisdom. (17)
Safety cannot have been the motive. The traitor is the enemy of all : law, justice,
It is thus proved that I neither could nor would have betrayed Greece. (22) I now
address my accuser : do you base your accusation on knowledge or conjecture?
If on knowledge, either this is your own or hearsay. If it is your own, give exact ...
crime than if you as Greeks put to death a Greek, an ally, a benefactor of yours
and of Greece, when you can show no cause. (37) Here I stop. A summary of a
long speech is worth while when one is speaking to a jury of inferiors ; but before
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A definitely must read for any Philosophy student or anyone interested in knowing the origins of Western thought. Here you find all the known fragments of the early Greek Philosophers without ... Read full review