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87. Ath. 'Nay, but if you are only going to argue from fancies about the future, or if you meet1 us with any other purpose than that of looking your circumstances in the face and saving your city, we have done; but if this is your intention we will proceed.'

1 In any case you must face the facts.

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    • C.E. Graves, Commentary on Thucydides: Book 4, CHAPTER III
    • Harold North Fowler, Commentary on Thucydides Book 5, 5.105
    • Harold North Fowler, Commentary on Thucydides Book 5, 5.88
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    • Charles D. Morris, Commentary on Thucydides Book 1, 1.85
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