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ἀκρίτων, ‘without deciding’; active, so ἄπιστος (ix. 98. 4), ἄπρακτο<*> (Thuc. iv. 61, 99).

ὄχῳ. Sparta was famous for its manufacture of chariots.

For the 300 Spartan knights cf. i. 67. 5 n.

Both the asyndeton (cf. i. 20. 1) and δή (cf. vi. 68. 3) intensify the force of μοῦνον. The Athenian envoy at Sparta (432 B. C.) is equally emphatic on the exceptional honours paid to Themistocles (Thuc. i. 74).

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