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Λίχας who had been so firm in his demands, c. 43, § 3.

αὐτοῖς viz. with these proceedings.

καὶ δουλεύειν answered by καὶ ἐπιθεραπεύειν. δουλεύειν is a strong term, but applicable to the present subjection of the Milesians, who are no longer a free Greek state. Cf. c. 46, § 3, ξυγκαταδουλοῦν ἐκείνῳ (sc. to Tissaphernes) ὅσοι ἐν τῇ βασιλέως Ἕλληνες οἰκοῦσιν.

ἐπιθεραπεύειν, ‘furthermore to court his favour.’ ἐπι- has the sense of ultro. The same word has a different meaning in c. 47, § 1.

ὠργίζοντό τε . . . καὶ ὕστερον

ὕστερον with ἀποθανόντα (= ἐπεὶ ὕστερον ἀπέθανεν). as the position shows.

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