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[9] But when Conon said that if he would allow him to have the fleet, he would maintain it by contributions from the islands and would meanwhile put in at Athens and aid the Athenians in rebuilding their long walls and the wall around Piraeus,1 adding their he knew nothing could be a heavier blow to the2 Lacedaemonians than this. “And by this act, therefore,” he said, “you will have conferred a favour upon the Athenians and have taken vengeance upon the Lacedaemonians, inasmuch as you will undo for them the deed for whose accomplishment they underwent the most toil and trouble.” Pharnabazus, upon hearing this, eagerly dispatched him to Athens and gave him additional money for the rebuilding of the walls.

1 Destroyed at the close of the Peloponnesian War. cp. II. ii. 20-23.

2 393 B.C.

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