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ὀλίγα—adverbial ace. like βραχέα and μεγάλα in c. 40, ἴσα in c. 14. The constr. is widely diffused in Thuc. The appeal to the slaves is a most unusual feature, and shows the extreme bitterness of the strife.

πλῆθος—of the ‘majority,’ as often.

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