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σκοπεῖν, which implies the pursuit of an aim, is followed by an object-clause introduced by ὅπως and containing three futures indicative; the construction is normal. πορρωτέρω, ‘further,’ i.e. ‘into a worse plight.’ πάντα, ‘the whole situation.’ ἐπιστήσεται, ‘rise up to threaten us,’ as in Dem. 18. 176 τὸν ἐφεστηκότα κίνδυνον τῇ πόλει. μέγεθος δυνάμεως, equivalent to τοσαύτη δύναμις.