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[87] But of the ships which were lost in fleets of ten or five or more and of the men who were slain in armies of a thousand or two thousand who could tell the tale? In a word, it was at that time a matter of regular routine to hold public funerals1 every year, which many both of our neighbors and of the other Hellenes used to attend, not to grieve with us for the dead, but to rejoice together at our misfortunes.

1 See Isoc. 4.74, note.

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    • Sir Richard C. Jebb, Commentary on Sophocles: Oedipus at Colonus, 1397
    • Edward S. Forster, Isocrates Cyprian Orations, 22
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