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§ 12. When we found it was no use talking about law and justice to such men, we asked them to pay at least the loan and interest agreed upon, though in fact they were also liable to the penalty. The defendant, however, refused even this, and offered interest only as far as Rhodes—thus laying down the law for himself.

ἀλλὰ saltem.τοὺς ἐξ ἀρχῆς, viz. the ἀμφοτερόπλους, § 6.

ἐχρήσατο ‘Treated us.’ Or. 34 § 46.

κομίζεσθαι ‘To take in payment.’—τὸ πρὸς μέρος, τὸ πρὸς λόγον (Arg. § 2), ‘the moiety in proportion to the voyage actually sailed.’

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