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130. 22. τράπεζάν τε—“epulabatur more Persarum luxuriosius,” says Nepos (Pausanias 3.2; cf. the “Persicos odi apparatus” of Horace, The simplicity of the Greek δεῖπνον is notorious.

24. βραχέσιsmall.

τῇ γνώμῃ—with ἔμελλε, he meant to.

[2] 26. ὀργῇtemper in neutral sense; cf. c. 122. 1. He made men ‘wait before his doors’ as if he were a satrap.

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