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§ 47. If this trial were held in a court at Rhodes, perhaps they would have an undue advantage over us, as having frequented that mart, and being known there as corn-factors. But now, as we drew up the compact expressly for your mart, we expect not to be losers by men who have wronged us privately and you publicly.

συγγραψάμενοι viz. σιτηγεῖν or καταπλεῦσαι.

οὐκ ἀξιοῦμεν ‘We hardly expect that you will give the advantage to persons who have wronged you as well as ourselves.’ Kennedy. Lit. ‘we expect not to be worsted (come off worse) by,’ &c. See on § 17.

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