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But in Megara, when he was leading his army back from Thebes, 1 as he was going up to the senate-house in the acropolis, he was seized with a cramp and violent pain in his sound leg, which then swelled up, appeared to be congested, and showed signs of excessive inflammation.

1 From a second incursion into Boeotia, made in 377 B.C. ( Xenophon, Hell. v. 4, 47-55; 58).

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