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ἀποθνῄσκουσί τε, καὶ αἰσχρῶς σῴζονται: vel pereunt, vel turpiter servantur.

δἰ αὐτὸ τοῦτο: i.e. διὰ τὸ κακῶς ἔχειν τὰ σώματα.

ἐὰν οὕτω τύχωσι: “if this (i.e. slavery) should happen to them.”

ἐκτείσαντες: paying out, for their ransom.

πλείω τῶν ὑπαρχόντων: more than their property amounted to.

δοκοῦντες ἀποδειλιᾶν: having the reputation of being cowards.

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