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Τε—cf. c. 11, 4. This new fact has an important bearing on τὰ πλείω κρατοῦμεν, enhancing the value of the victories, and excusing the reverses.

ἐπὶ πολλὰ—with ἐπίπεμψιν. At the same time that we are busy with our fleet, we have to send out our citizens on many expeditions by land.

ἡμῶν αὐτῶν—i.e. having no allies available.

ἐπίπεμψιν— (see c. 14, 1) = διὰ τὸ ἡμῶν αὐτῶν (‘partitive’) ἐπιπέμπειν. αὐχοῦσιν—poetical word. Herod. II. 160. αὔχημα, very rare in Attic, occurs in c. 62, 4.

ἀπεῶσθαι—middle.

ὑφ᾽ . ἡσσῆσθαι—c. 34, 6.

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