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[3] 26. παρὰ γνώμηνγνώμη here and below prob.=‘judgment, forethought’: the A. are ever taking risks that their judgment forbids them to venture on; you hesitate to follow the sure indications of your judgment. There is an evident allusion to the favourite contrast between γνώμη and τύχη.

28. εὐέλπιδες—m Ar. Av. Euelpides personifies the venturesome character of Athenians.

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