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16. λιποστράτιον—i.e. failure to furnish any ships as distinct from ἔκδειαι, which means that part only of the number was supplied.

17. ἀκριβῶς ἔπρασσονwere exacting in regard to φόρων ἔκδειαι, not quite ‘exacted (the tribute).’

18. λυπηροὶ ἦσαν—cf. c. 76. 1: ταλαιπωρεῖν refers to νεῶν ἔκδειαι καὶ λιποστράτιον.

20. τὰς ἀνάγκας ‘their coercive measures.’ Cf. Aesch. PB 1052 ἀνάγκης στερραῖς δίναις, and see L & S S V ἀνάγκη 3.

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