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15. The Lacedaemonians and the allies immediately accepted their proposals and took the1 Lesbians into alliance. The confederates, who were present at Olympia, were told to make ready quickly for another expedition into Attica, and to assemble at the isthmus, bringing the usual contingent of two-thirds. The Lacedaemonians arrived first, and at once set to work making machines for hauling ships over the isthmus, from Corinth to the Saronic Gulf. For they intended to attack the Athenians both by sea and land. [2] But although they were energetic themselves, the other allies assembled slowly; they were gathering in their fruits and in no mood for war.

1 The Mytilenaeans are taken into alliance, and the confederates are directed to meet at the isthmus, but come in slowly.

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