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The account of the Boeotian plot is now resumed from chs. 76 and 77; many of the words and phrases there used being repeated in this chapter.

ἐνεδίδοτο—‘was to be given up’, according to arrangement: cf. ch. 76. 15, ἐνεδίδοσαν. For the meaning and construction of ἀπαντῆσαι cf. ch. 77, 16.

διαμαρτίας τῶν ἡμερῶν—this might easily arise as each state had its own calendar: cf. ch. 119, 3. ἐς ἅς—the prep. denotes an appointment made for some future day: Plat. Hip. ma. 286 B. μέλλω ἐπιδεικνύναι εἰς τρίτην ἡμέραν: Cic. Ep. Att. xvi. 16, admonuit ut pecuniam ad diem solverent.

παρελύπει—of harassing by a simultaneous attack; as we say ‘effecting a diversion’: cf. ch. 80, 4, εί ἀντιπαραλυποῖεν. προκαταλαμβάνονται—‘is secured, or occupied beforehand’: ch. 1, 4.

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    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 16.16
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