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102. Mel. 'But we know that the fortune of war is sometimes impartial, and not always on the side1 of numbers. If we yield now, all is over; but if we fight, there is yet a hope that we may stand upright.'

1 But we hope that fortune may befriend us.

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    • E.C. Marchant, Commentary on Thucydides: Book 2, 2.62
    • Harold North Fowler, Commentary on Thucydides Book 5, 5.104
    • Harold North Fowler, Commentary on Thucydides Book 5, 5.63
    • Charles D. Morris, Commentary on Thucydides Book 1, Introduction
    • Charles F. Smith, Commentary on Thucydides Book 7, 7.4
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    • A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities (1890), COLO´NIA
    • William Watson Goodwin, Syntax of the Moods and Tenses of the Greek Verb, Chapter VI
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