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2. πρὸς συμμάχους, with δηλοῖ καὶ διορίζεται. The letter, though addressed to the Athenians, was really written for Philip's allies.

3. ὅτι before the direct quotation (M.T. 711).

8. ᾤχετ᾽ ἐκείνους λαβὼν, he carried them (his allies) away (M.T. 895); the figure is continued in εἰς τό with the infinitives.

11. ἐξ ὧν, as a result of which.

12. οἱ ταλαίπωροι: Θηβαῖοι is added in all MSS. except Σ. Of course the destruction of Thebes by Alexander is chiefly meant, and this suggests the digression in § 41; but the condition of Thessaly after the peace, which had been in Philip's power since 352 B.C., may well be included. See IX. 26: Θετταλία πῶς ἔχει; οὐχὶ τὰς πολιτείας καὶ τὰς πόλεις αὐτ ῶν παρῄρηται καὶ τετραρχίας κατέστησεν, ἵνα μὴ μόνον κατὰ πόλεις ἀλλὰ καὶ κατ̓ ἔθνη δουλεύωσιν;

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    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 41
    • William Watson Goodwin, Syntax of the Moods and Tenses of the Greek Verb, 711
    • William Watson Goodwin, Syntax of the Moods and Tenses of the Greek Verb, 895
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