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[6] From that time on he lived in quiet retirement, and when his friends urged him to fly, he paid no heed to them, but kept on writing poems, in which he heaped reproaches on the Athenians:—
If now ye suffer grievously through cowardice all your own,
Cherish no wrath against the gods for this,
For ye yourselves increased the usurper's power by giving him a guard,
And therefore are ye now in base subjection.

1 Fragment 11. 1-4 (Bergk)

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