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[5] 13. ὅτι ἐγγύτατα τούτου—i.e. putting ourselves in thought as nearly as possible in the position of islanders.

14. οἰκίας—those outside Athens. During the invasions the population of Attica had to crowd into the city, as Athens could not bring into the field an army strong enough to oppose the Pel. invading force.

17. ὀργισθέντας—we must not let our indignation at our losses drive us into a decisive action with a superior enemy.

20. προσαπόλλυται—for the pres. in fut. sense cf. c. 121. 4 ἁλίσκονται.

ἡσυχάσουσι—sc. οἱ ξύμμαχοι: they will join the enemy.

25. κτῶνταιgain, meaning with ἄνδρας produce.

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