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81. 21. τῷ πλήθει—the king includes the population of the confederate states. It is true that Sparta could pour a far greater number of troops into Attica than Athens could into the Peloponnese.

22. ἐπιφοιτῶντεςby repeated incursions. This was the method adopted, and this is probably written after the event.

[4] 26. τίς = ποῖος.

[5] 1. κἀν τούτῳ—‘in that case.

2. καλόν—sc. ἡμῖν. In καταλύεσθαι the mid. denotes reciprocity, as in σπένδεσθαι.

3. μᾶλλον—sc. αναγκασθῆναι πολεμεῖν.

[6] 7. οὕτωςadeo.

8. φρονήματιpride, ‘high spirit.’

τῇ γῇ δουλεῦσαιslaves to their land, so that they will not endure to see it ravaged, but will resist vigorously. Cf. Archidamus to the same effect in 2.11.6-8.

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