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[112] And if you can point to any other man who has done a like thing, I stand ready to admit my folly in attempting to praise superlatively one who has done no more than others.

Well, then, from Samos he sailed away and captured Sestos and Crithôte,1 forcing you, who up to that time had been careless of your interests in the Chersonese, to give your attention to that territory.

1 Sestos and Crithôte were acquired for Athens by Timotheus as a part of the Samos (Asia Minor) campaign.

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