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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.

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