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What record of mere battles and sieges, wars and facts, could afford such fulness of knowledge, as to the real state of Greece, in all points which are most instructive, as we derive from the pamphlets (as they may be called) of Isocrates, from the dialogues of Plato, the moral and political treatises of Aristotle, and the various public and private orations of Isæus, Æschines, and Demosthenes ?
ARNOLD's History of Rome.
Registration of citizens.
Outline of the process in an action...
Guardian and ward...
Questioning of the parties
PLAN OF THE WORK.
THE object of the present undertaking is twofold; first, to present in a legible form to the English reader certain speeches of Demosthenes, hitherto untranslated, and not so well known as they deserve to be ; secondly, to render some assistance to the student in the perusal of the author himself. For the former purpose I deemed it essential to translate
freely, and in an English style, so as to avoid archa
isms and harsh constructions. At the same time,