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76. Nicias, seeing the army disheartened at their terrible fall, went along the ranks and encourage1 and consoled them as well as he could. In his fervour he raised his voice as he passed from one to another and spoke louder and louder, desiring that the benefit of his words might reach as far as possible.

1 Address of Nicias.

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    • E.C. Marchant, Commentary on Thucydides: Book 7, 7.42
    • T. G. Tucker, Commentary on Thucydides: Book 8, 8.1
    • C.E. Graves, Commentary on Thucydides: Book 4, CHAPTER XCIV
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