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[49] and victory has none the more delivered them from their ills; nay, they are now warred upon by their neighbors1; they are distrusted by all the Peloponnesians2; they are hated by most of the Hellenes3; they are harried and plundered day and night by their own serfs4; and not a day passes that they do not have to take the field or fight against some force or other, or march to the rescue of their perishing comrades.

1 The Argives and the Messenians were allied with Philip against Sparta. See Dem. 6.9, 15.

2 Besides the Argives and Messenians, also the Arcadians, the Megalopolitans, the Eleans, and the Sicyonians. Dio. Sic. 16.39.

3 Especially by the Athenians and the Thebans. Dem. 16.22-23.

4 The Helots.

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