- 384?–322 b.c., Athenian statesman and orator.
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Historical Examples of demosthenes
It was that of Demosthenes, concise, energetic, and commanding.A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion
William Dobein James
Such had been the orders of Demosthenes, which were now carried into effect.
But the great object of Cleon and Demosthenes was to take them alive.
While Demosthenes argued, and Nicias demurred, Gylippus had not been idle.
The platform of the local Demosthenes stood in a corner near the street.The Strollers
Frederic S. Isham
- 384–322 bc, Athenian statesman, orator, and lifelong opponent of the power of Macedonia over Greece