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106. Mel. 'That is the very reason why we trust them; they will look to their interest, and therefore will not be willing to betray the Melians, who are their own colonists, lest they should be distrusted1 by their friends in Hellas and play into the hands of their enemies.'

1 But their interest will induce them to assist us.

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