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Κατὰ ξ. γ.—so γίγνομαι is often used with participial expressions. Cf. c. 3 ἐκ τοῦ ἴσου γίγνεσθαι. The style here beeomes more animated, the conflicting passions being described, as usual, in short eo-ordinate sentences.

οἱ μὲν— apposition to the universal subject. Cf. c. 16, 1.

παντοίους, ὡς ἀκροᾶσθαι—i.e. every man, to whatever side he belonged, eould quote his own oraele-monger.

ὥρμητο—with infin., as in c. 59. παρὰ—c. 72, 2.

παντί τε—this τε sums up the preeeding three.

στρατηγὸς ὢν—Pericles being στρατηγὸς αὐτοκράτωρ (speeially given unlimited powers) could prevent any of his colleagues from leading them out.

ὑπεξαγάγοι— cause assigned by the people. Hence optative.

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