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2. παρὼν, i.e. in the As- sembly, as Aesch. regularly was: see § 273.1.

3. εἴπερ ἐνεδέχετο: sc. ταῦτα γράφειν.—παρὰ...καιροὺς, in the crises through which we were then living.

4. οὐχ ὅς᾿...πράγματ̓, not all that we wanted (continuously), but all that circumstances (on each occasion) allowed us (M.T. 532). οὐχ ὅσα βουλοίμεθα would have meant not all that we wanted in each case.

5. ἀντωνούμενος (conative), bid- ding against us (trying to buy). Cf. § 247.8.

6. προσδεξόμενος...ἕτοιμος, was ready at hand to receive them and to pay them too (προσ-) for coming.

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    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 247
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    • William Watson Goodwin, Syntax of the Moods and Tenses of the Greek Verb, 532
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