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§ 34. They, of course, say that we are violating the compact by pressing for payment though the ship has been lost. But surely it is they who do so much more plainly, by not sailing into the port agreed upon, by claiming a reduction of the interest though they sailed to Rhodes only, and by making much money through this contraband importation of corn to that mart.

τὸ συγκείμενον ἐμπόριον § 37.

χρήματ᾽ εἰργασμένοι ‘Having made money,’ is a close coincidence with our idiom, and is a phrase not uncommon.

παρὰ ‘along of,’ i.e. ‘through’ the carrying of corn to Rhodes.

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