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ὡς with βουληθείς, marking more strongly the agent's own point of view, cp. on 71.

δρᾶν τι, euphemistic, to take any forcible measures: so, in a good sense, Thuc. 1.20βουλόμενοι...δράσαντές τι καὶ κινδυνεῦσαι”, to do something notable if they must incur the risk.

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