His great work upon Demosthenes ought to be printed some day or other.
The decree was brought in by Demon the Paeanian, cousin to Demosthenes.
And these men and women are Athenians of the time of Pericles or Demosthenes!
But Demosthenes, in his sleep the night before, had a strange dream.
But the hardest task was yet behind, left for Demosthenes, to draw the Thebans into this confederacy with the rest.
Pythias once, scoffing at Demosthenes, said that his arguments smelt of the lamp.
A wealthy Athenian, and a bitter enemy of Demosthenes, whose speech against him is extant.
New Testament, passages in, illustrated from Demosthenes, 350.
Not unnaturally Demosthenes suggests it to an Athenian jury.
For all this, Demosthenes's character was rather a noble one for that age.
The greatest orator of ancient Greece. Demosthenes is said to have overcome a childhood stutter by forcing himself to speak with pebbles in his mouth. He delivered speeches called Philippics attacking King Philip of Macedon, who was an enemy of Demosthenes' city of Athens.