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[5] 14. καλὸν δ᾽ ἦν—cf. c. 37. 5.

16. αἰσχρόν—slight anacoluthon, adding to the vigour of the sentence.

17. μετριότητα—sc. εἰ μέτριοι ἦσαν.

ὕβρει δὲ κτλ.—solemnity of ‘gnomic’ style; cf. L. & S. under κόρος.

19. κακουμένηνtemporal.

20. προσεποιοῦντο—as in c. 8. 3. For the treatment of Epidamnus by Corcyra see c. 24, and for the intervention of Corinth c. 26.

21. ἔχουσιnow hold it.

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