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[3] 22. πόλεμον δὲ κτλ.but they charged them not to cause a war. Notice the difference between πόλεμον ποιῶ and π. ποιοῦμαι.

23. εἰ δὲ μή M.T. 478. καὶ αὐτοίthey in turn. The elaborate wording of the allusion to Athens is intended to mark the earnestness and reluctance of the Corcyraeans.

24. ἐκείνων βιαζομένωνif the Corinthians forced them.

25. ἑτέρους τῶν νῦν—gen. of comparison; Xen. Mem. 4.4. 25 ἄλλα τῶν δικαίων. So Lat. alius occasionally has abl. τῶν νῦν ὄντων means the Peloponnesians whose confederacy Corcyra threatens to leave. μᾶλλον goes with φίλους ποιεῖσθαι, sooner than agree to the demand of Corinth.

26. ὠφελίας ἕνεκαin self-defence.

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