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Περὶ—c. 39, 2. τοιαύτης—this word sums up the whole of the ἔπαινος A, and prepares the way for ἔπαινος B. δικαιοῦν—an Ionic and old Attic word, used once by Plato, Laws, p. 934 A. Its usual sense is that of ἀξιοῦν, but sometimes it = ‘to punish.’ οἵδε .. μὴ ἀφαιρεθῆναι αὐτὴν—the clue to the construction is οὐκ ἀφαιροῦμαι τούσδε τὴν πόλιν. τῶν λειπομένων—c. 2, 4. εἰκὸς—c. 10, 1. ὑπὲρ αὐτῆς— repeats περὶ ... πόλεως. κάμνειν—an exhortation to persevere in spite of the hardships of the war.
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