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[5] After this, to gratify the Achaeans, he crossed over with them on an expedition into Acarnania, 1 where he drove away much booty and conquered the Acarnanians in battle. But when the Achaeans asked him to spend the winter there in order to prevent the enemy from sowing their fields, he said he would do the opposite of this; for the enemy would dread the war more if their land was sown when summer came. And this proved true; for when a second expedition against them was announced, they came to terms with the Achaeans.

1 In 390-389 B.C. ( Xenophon, Hell. iv. 6, 3 7, 1).

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