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After this, he accuses of treason the Alcmaeonidae, who showed themselves generous men, and delivered their country from tyranny.1 He says, that they received Pisistratus after his banishment and got him called home, on condition he should marry the daughter of Megacles; but the damsel saying to her mother, Do you see, mother, how I am not known by Pisistratus according to nature? the Alcmaeonidae were so offended at this villany, that they expelled the tyrant.

1 Herod. I. 61.

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