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And as to the stirring up of faction and slaughter and revolution in these cities, which certain critics impute both to Athens and to Sparta, you will find that the Lacedaemonians have filled all the states, excepting a very few, with these misfortunes and afflictions,1 whereas no one would dare even to allege that our city, before the disaster which befell her in the Hellespont,2 ever perpetrated such a thing among her allies.

1 See Isoc. 4.114.

2 At Aegospotami, 405 b.c. See Isoc. 4.119.

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