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ἡμέρας—the day referred to in c. 73. χωρίων—this word is specially used of strategic positions. κεράμῳ—collective, as e.g. in II. 4. So κάλαμος II. 76; in Livy XXIII. 16 vallum ferre=vallos f.
δείσαντες—ingressive, ‘becoming afraid.’ αὐτοβοεί—said to be an archaie word. νεωρίου—in the Harbour of Alcinous. ξυνοικίας—situated between the Agora and the Acropolis. The gen. adjj. that follow refer to both οἰκίας and ξυνοικίας. No doubt some of the ὀλίγοι had invested money in the tenements, and let them out, like the plutocrat pork-butcher in the Knights of Aristophanes. ἐκινδύνευσε . . διαφθαρῆναι—cf. c. 40, 5.
ὡς ἑκάτεροι—‘on either side,’ an idiomatic phrase, to be taken with ἡσυχἀσαντες, which is ingressive (A. G. Laird in Am. J. of Phil. 1906, p. 43).
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