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Polybius, Histories, book 4, Disingenuous Policy of the Spartans (search)
h a public policy. To pass a decree against going to war,See ch. 15. and yet to go on an actual expedition in force and pillage their neighbours' territories: not to punish one of those responsible for this: but on the contrary to elect as Strategi and bestow honours on the leaders in these transactions,—this seems to me to involve the grossest disingenuousness. I can find no word which better describes such a treacherous policy; and I will quote two instances to show what I mean by it. B. C. 382. When Phoebidas treacherously seized the Cadmeia, the Lacedaemonians fined the guilty general but declined to withdraw the garrison, on the ground that the wrong was fully atoned for by the punishment of the perpetrator of it: though their plain duty was to have done the reverse, for it was the latter which was of importance to the Thebans. B. C. 387. Again this same people published a proclamation giving the various cities freedom and autonomy in accordance with the terms of the peace of Ant