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προσηῦρον πιστὸν, ‘found a true ally’: “πρός” denoting the acquisition. Cp. Polyb. 1. 59. 6 “προσηυρέθη πρὸς τὴν συντέλειαν” (“χορηγία”), ‘the funds for the completion of the enterprise were made up.’ Classical prose preferred “προσεξευρίσκω” (Isocr.), or “προσεπεξευρίσκω” (Thuc. ).

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