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(Scholiast on Homer: The Trojan herald speaking to the Greeks says of P arts '
Would that he had perished first!' ('Iliad,' vn. 390). Democritus thinks that he spoke
this as an aside, because it would not be proper for him to say this in front of all ...
... petitions of friends are useful when judgement depends on the mob; but before
you, the foremost of the Greeks, I need not use these devices, but only justice and
truth. (34) You must not heed words rather than facts, nor prefer accusations to ...
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