4.The Athenians also made their preparations as they had designed, having gotten timber and built their navy this same winter, and fortified the promontory of Sunium that their cornboats might come about in safety.Also they abandoned the fort in Laconia, which they had built as they went by for Sicily.And generally where there appeared expense upon anything unuseful, they contracted their charge.
The English works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury. Thucydides. Thomas Hobbes. translator. London. Bohn. 1843.
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