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[4] In mentioning this famous trial Stesimbrotus says that Elpinice came with a plea for Cimon to the house of Pericles, since he was the most ardent accuser, and that he smiled and said, ‘Too old, too old, Elpinice, to meddle with such business.’ But at the trial he was very gentle with Cimon, and took the floor only once in accusation of him, as though it were a mere formality.

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