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60. Such were the words of the Plataeans; whereupon the Thebans, fearing that the Lacedaemonians1 might give way, came forward and said that since, against their judgment, the Plataeans had been allowed, instead of answering the question, to make a long defence, they too wished to speak. Permission was granted, and they spoke as follows:—

1 The Thebans also obtain leave to speak.

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