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[4] 11. οὐχ ὅπωςso far from.

14. περιόψεσθε—in sense=ἐάσετε, hence the infin. With the partic. περιορᾶν=to overlook what actually occurs; 1.24.6.

ἥν—sc. δύναμιν προσλαβεῖν αὐτοὺς περιιδεῖν.

ἀλλ̓—sc. δίκαιόν ἐστι.

15. κἀκείνων ... καὶ ἡμῖν—i.e. stop them too from getting help, if you will not help us, or help us too if you let them ‘help themselves’ from your empire. κωλύω with a pers. object and without infin., ‘stop the mercenaries they draw,’ is not common; Eur. frag. 1041 Nauck οἰκοφθόρον γὰρ ἄνδρα κωλύει γυνὴ ἐσθλή.

16. πέμπειν ὠφελίαν—means send aid without concluding a formal alliance: βοηθεῖν ἀπὸ τοῦ π. δεξαμένους=‘openly receive us into alliance and so help us.’

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