79.Thus spake the Athenians.After the Lacedaemonians had heard both the complaints of the confederates against the Athenians and the Athenians' answer, they put them everyone out of the court and consulted of the business among themselves.
And the opinions of the greatest part concurred in this, that the Athenians had done unjustly and ought speedily to be warred on.But Archidamus their king, a man reputed both wise and temperate, spake as followeth.
The English works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury. Thucydides. Thomas Hobbes. translator. London. Bohn. 1843.
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