And yet what I say is true, although a thing of which it is hard for me to persuade you. Members of a Thai soccer team trapped in a cave wrote that they are doing well but missing their families. I expected it, and am only surprised that the votes are so nearly equal; for I had thought that the majority against me would have been far larger; but now, had thirty votes gone over to the other side, I should have been acquitted.
Follow her on LinkedIn and SlideShare. When I do not know whether death is a good or an evil, why should I propose a penalty which would certainly be an evil?
He says that I am a doer of evil, who corrupt the youth; but I say, O men of Athens, that Meletus is a doer of evil, and the evil is that he makes a joke of a serious matter, and is too ready at bringing other men to trial from a pretended zeal and interest about matters in which he really never had the smallest interest.
What would not a man give if he might converse with Orpheus and Musaeus and Hesiod and Homer? And rightly, as I think. I have said enough in answer to the charge of Meletus: If you ask me what kind of wisdom, I reply, such wisdom as is attainable by man, for to that extent I am inclined to believe that I am wise; whereas the persons of whom I was speaking have a superhuman wisdom, which I may fail to describe, because I have it not myself; and he who says that I have, speaks falsely, and is taking away my character.
The recipient knows apologizing is painful. Even if money is not involved, it may well be appropriate to give a gift of some kind.
I am very unfortunate if that is true. I can give you as proofs of this, not words only, but deeds, which you value more than words.
What would be a reward suitable to a poor man who is your benefactor, who desires leisure that he may instruct you? Whether it's alleviating guilt, salvaging a relationship, keeping a job, or staying out of jail, definite benefits accrue to the writer.
Perhaps you may think that I am braving you in saying this, as in what I said before about the tears and prayers. Do not then require me to do what I consider dishonorable and impious and wrong, especially now, when I am being tried for impiety on the indictment of Meletus.
I dare say that you may feel irritated at being suddenly awakened when you are caught napping; and you may think that if you were to strike me dead, as Anytus advises, which you easily might, then you would sleep on for the remainder of your lives, unless God in his care of you gives you another gadfly.
When I left the politicians, I went to the poets; tragic, dithyrambic, and all sorts.
Are you not ashamed of this? I will ask you then to assume with me, as I was saying, that my opponents are of two kinds - one recent, the other ancient; and I hope that you will see the propriety of my answering the latter first, for these accusations you heard long before the others, and much oftener.
The judges, Socrates, who are present in court. To him I may fairly answer: Something of this sort: Such nonsense, Meletus, could only have been intended by you as a trial of me.I have taught you many things: how to ask for what you need; how to silence distraction when it’s time to focus; how to water a plant, write a.
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Nov 23, · How to Write an Apology Letter. While apologizing in person often conveys more sincerity, there are times when a formal, written apology might be your only option or could otherwise be the preferred method.
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In this Article: Sample Apology Letters Forming Your Apology Formatting Your Letter Delivering Your Letter Community Q&A Occasionally misbehaving at school is normal, but sometimes your behavior may upset your teacher.
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