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3. ὅτι...τῶν αὑτοῦ: this implies that Philip could not speak of any recent case in which Demosthenes had opposed him, without alluding to some disgraceful act of his own. 4. εἴ......γ̓ ἔγραφεν: this abso- lutely certain but long neglected correction of Droysen (1839), hardly an emendation, is now generally adopted for the impossible γέγραφεν (Σ) or γέγραφε of the MSS. 5. εἰχόμην, clung to, followed up closely. 6. εἰς Πελοπόννησον: probably the embassy of 344, on which Demosthenes made the speech quoted in the Second Philippic, 20—25. 8. παρεδύετο, was working his way, stealing in.—τὴν εἰς Εὔβοιαν (sc. πρεσβείαν): in 343—342 B.C. (§ 71). 9. τὴν ἐπ̓ Ὠρεὸν...Ερέτριαν: the two military expeditions to Euboea in 341 B.C., by which the tyrannies in Oreus and Eretria were suppressed. See Hist. § 52.
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