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Ὡς εἰκὸς—with ἐφαίνετο. ἐν τῷ ἐμφανεῖ—)(ἐν τῷ ἀφανεῖ I. 136. ἐν in an adverbial phrase is eommon.

πλὴν —here an adverb. Cf. c. 34. So ad = ὡς, Livy XXI. 22, 3 ad mille oetingenti, though that use is limited to cases in whieh mille or millia intervenes.

τὰ Μηδικὰ—‘at the time of the Persian war.’ Cf. I. 3, 4 τὰ πρὸ Ἕλληνος. Adverbial aceusative, as in τὸ πρῶτον. μὴ περιορᾶν—distinguish (a) οὐκ ἐδόκει περιορᾶν, ‘it did not seem good to overlook it,’ (b) ἐδόκει οὐ περιορᾶν, ‘it seemed that they were not overlooking it,’ (c) ἐδόκει μὴ περιορᾶν, ‘it seemed better not to,’ i.e. ‘they determined not to,’ implying ‘preferenee or deprecation.’ Rutherford. Syntax, p. 132.

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