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19 ὀργῆspirit, their ardour cools when they have to carry out their resolution.

21. τὰς ξυμφοράς=τὰ συμβαίνοντα, events; so below.


22. ὁμοῖα καὶ παραπλήσια—these occur together several times, without substantial coherence of sense.

24. τοῖς κ. δόξασιν—fut. perf. in sense= ἂν δόξῃ.

27. τὰς ξυμφορὰς τῶν π.the issues of things (lit. “events following from affairs”) can be as incomprehensible in their course as man's thoughts, so that failure is no proof that a resolution was wrong.

29. ὅσα ἄνwhenever anything=(ἐν πᾶσινὄσα ἄν.

3. εἱρημένον—in the thirty years peace.

δίκας διδόναι καὶ δ.—cf. c. 28. 2. The best MSS. give διαφορῶν from διαφορά: the parallel passages, as cc. 56. 1 and 78. 4 favour διαφόρων from διάφορος, but cf. cc. 23. 5, 146.

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