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for the former put into our minds the expectation both of regaining our possessions in the several states and of recovering the power which we formerly enjoyed,As head of the Confederacy of Delos, which developed into the Athenian Empire. During the period of supremacy, which lasted from the close of the Persian Wars to the end of the Peloponnesian War, Athens frequently disciplined recalcitrant confederate states by expelling their citizens and settling Athenians on their lands. Such settlements were called cleruchies. When Athens formed the new naval confederacy in 378 B.C. it was expressly stipulated by her allies and agreed to by Athens that such abuse of power should not be repeated. But the jingoistic orators advocated nothing less than the restoration of the former empire with all its powers and practices. while the latter hold forth no such hope, insisting rather that we must have peace and not crave great possessions contrary to justice,The state which seizes and holds fo