The three, however, who are of most importance to the historian are Isocrates, Aeschines and Demosthenes.
If so, that was probably because Aeschines had no philosophy of his own.
The six epistles are also forgeries; they were used by the composer of the twelve epistles which bear the name of Aeschines.
An oath was then administered, the form of which is preserved to us by Aeschines.
The backward and barbarous Thracians were therefore trimmed in the roughest way, like Aeschines, with his long gnawed moustache.
It may be urged with some force that the mother of Aeschines introduced foreign, novel and possibly savage rites.
Accused by Aeschines, he delivered his famous Oration on the Crown.
Mr Mitford is speaking of one of the greatest men that ever lived, Demosthenes, and comparing him with his rival, Aeschines.
Finally he may became as famous as Demosthenes or Aeschines.
Mr Mitford refers for confirmation of his statement to Aeschines and Plutarch.