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55. After the Peloponnesians had wasted the plain they entered what are called the coast lands1 (Paralus) and penetrated as far as Laurium, where are the silver mines belonging to the Athenians. First they ravaged that part of the coast which looks towards Peloponnesus, and afterwards that situated towards Euboea and Andros. [2] But Pericles, who was still general, continued to insist, as in the former invasion, that the Athenians should remain within their walls.

1 The Peloponnesians at Laurium. Pericles still restrains the people from going out, but sends a hundred ships to ravage Peloponnesus.

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