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τὰ πλείω—plerumque.

ἐνδιατρίβων—VIZ. ἐν τῷ ξυντάσσεσθαι. Note the word, which is useful.

ἀνειληθέντες—synonym of συστραφέντες.

ἔς τι χωρίον—Plutarch says this was the estate that had belonged to Polyzelus, probably the brother of Gelon, Hiero, and Thrasybulus, the tyrants.

ἔνθεν καὶ ἔνθενon both sides. (Leake, Grote, and Freeman wrongly translate as though it were ἄντικρυς.)

περισταδόν—found, except here, only in Herod. and poets.

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