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ὅμως: although they knew of their unremitting work at the wall.

ἐξερράγη, ‘broke out’; of ill temper hitherto restrained (vi. 129. 4), here impersonal; cf. iii. 71. 1, 82. 3. This disorderly meeting, which is apparently the council of generals (ch. 75, 78. 1), debated the same subjects as before (ch. 49); cf. App. XXI. 1.

οἱ μὲν ... Ἀθηναῖοι δέ: as if πολλὰ ἔλεγον, not ἐλέγετο, had gone before; cf. Aesch. P. V. 203; Thuc. iv. 23; Soph. Ant. 259.

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    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 203
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