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κληματίδων καὶ δᾳδὸς—a collective sing. is sometimes thus joined with a plur, as in II. 4.2 λίθοις καὶ κεράμῳ. Cf. Theognis 1360 κληματίνῳ πυρί.

ἀφεῖσαν—see on c. 19.4

περὶ ταῖς ναυσὶνπερὶ with dat. is rare in prose outside Thuc., who uses it often with verbs of fearing.

ἀντεμηχανήσαντό τε . . . καὶ παύσαντες—the co-ordination of an act and its result by τε . . . καὶ is poetical.

σβεστήρια κωλύματα—this collocation is awkward, but Pollux has σβεστηρίοις κωλύμασιν ἐχρῶντο Hw. first thought of σβεστήρια καὶ κω., but rightly rejected it.

παύσαντες . . . τὸ μὴ προσελθεῖν—see on c. 33.3.

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