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1. τὴν ἧτταν: still having in mind the figure of the reckoning (§ 227), he now argues that the chief item which his enemies place on the debit side, the defeat of Chaeronea, cannot justly be charged to him (cf. λογίζεσθε in 4).

2. τῶν παρ᾽ ἐμοὶ, of what I was responsible for.

4. ὅποι ἐπέμφθην: for the differ- ence between this and ὅποι πεμφθείην in § 45 (referring to the same thing), and for ἐν οἷς κρατηθεῖεν (9), see note on § 45.2. Little is known of any of these embassies of Demosthenes except those to Byzantium (§§ 87—89) and Thebes (§ 211 ff.).

10. ὅπλοις κατεστρέφετο, i.e. he decided these cases by throwing his sword into the scale.

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