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lexander had joined the Persians upon compulsion, and was, at the bottom, a true friend to Greece in general, and to Athens in particular. He really believed that they would not be able to withstand the power of Xerxes, and spoke from his heart when he advised them to yield while it was yet time, and avoid the terrible consequences of conquest after a protracted resistance. He delivered the message of Mardonins, which was in these words (we extract the passage from Carey's translation of Herodotus): "Men of Athens, why are you so mad as to levy war against the King? You can neither get the better of him nor resist him forever. You are acquainted with the multitude of his army, and their achievements; you have heard of the force that is even now with me; so that even if you should got the better of us and conquer, (of which, however, you can have no hope if you think soberly), another much more numerous will come against you. Suffer not yourselves, then, to be deprived of your coun