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1. οἱ μεμψάμενοι ἂν=οἳ ἐμέμψασθε ἄν.—πολλὰ καὶ δίκαἰ ἐκείνοις: cf. Ar. Plut. 8, Λοξίᾳ μέμψιν δικαίαν μέμφομαι ταύτην.

2. ὧν ἠγνωμονήκεσαν εἰς ὑμᾶς: cf. οἷς εὐτυχήκεσαν, § 18.6. This “want of feeling” (cf. 207.7, 248.7) refers to the conduct of Byzantium in the Social war: see note on § 87.7, and Hist. §§ 2, 51.

4. μνησικακοῦντες: remembering old grudges (maliciously): cf. § 99.5. See μὴ μνησικακήσειν in the oath of oblivion after the restoration in 403 B.C., Xen. Hell. II. 4, 43.

5. δόξαν, εὔνοιαν: the asyndeton is more emphatic than δόξαν καὶ εὔνοιαν: see §§ 96.4, 5, 234.5, and XIX. 190 and 220.

7. τῶν πολιτευομένων, your public men.

9. σύμβουλον...ῥήτορα: Phocion as general was probably one of the exceptions here implied.

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