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25. The treaty and the alliance which terminated the ten years' war were made in the Ephorate1 of Pleistolas at Lacedaemon, and the Archonship of Alcaeus at Athens. Those who accepted the treaty were now at peace; but the Corinthians and several of the Peloponnesian cities did what they could to disturb the arrangement. And so before long a new cause of quarrel set the allies against the Lacedaemonians; [2] who also, as time went on, incurred the suspicion of the Athenians, because2 in certain particulars they would not execute the provisions of the treaty. [3] For six years and ten months the two powers abstained from invading each other's territories, but abroad the cessation of arms was intermittent, and they did each other all the harm which they could. At last they were absolutely compelled to break the treaty made at the end of the first ten years, and engaged once more in open war.

1 First Corinth and other Peloponnesian cities, and afterwards the Athenians them selves, show signs of discontent.

2 The war renewed.

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