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τοσαύτην explained by φασὶ γάρ instead of ὥστε φάναι. Cp. below, p. 69, § 19, line 6.

τὰς τετταράκονθ᾽ ἡμ The forty days for which the Athenian plenipotentiaries at Sparta had asked, in order that they might refer the proposed terms to the Athenian Ecclesia. — ἡμᾶς, the envoys, of whom Andoc. had been one.

τὴν ἀσφ. ἡμῶν τῆς ἐπαναφορᾶς ‘The precaution taken by us in making the reference’: cp. Thuc. III. 47, τὸ Κλέωνος τὸ αὐτὸ δίκαιον καὶ ξύμφορον τῆς τιμωρίας, Cleon's view that the punishment is both just and expedient.

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