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GREEK COMPOSITION.
I.

1. "what then? When1 the Athenians and my [fellow] citizens2 come,3 let us summon4 this man also, that we may consult5 together.6 2. Cyrus said, " If you go 7 now, when 8 shall you be at home ?" 9 3. O my country!10 0 that all who inhabit11 thee would love thee as I now do! 4. Not many days after this, Chares12 came from Athens with13 a few14 ships; and immediately the Lacedaemonians and Athenians fought a naval battle.15 The Lacedaemonians were victorious,16 under the lead17 of Hegesandridas.18

1. eVtt8d». 2. jToXt'njr. 3. epxopai. 4. Kakla. 5. <m/i|3oiiXet5<» (mid.). 6. noivrj. 7. eifu. 8. more. 9. oucoi. 10. irarpls. 11. Oiktu. 12. Xdpijr. 13. Zxav. 14. Skiyos. 15. vavpaxta. 16. viKaa. 17. xiyfofuu (gen. absol.). 18. 'HyrjaravSplSas.

II.

1. After these things, Pericles rose,1 and thus spoke. 2. Do not obey 2 these most wicked men. 3. On the next8 day he gave them what he promised.4 4. All the Greeks happened 6 to be doing this. 5. Many fear lest these things should happen6 while Philip is king.7 6. If these things were true,8 it would be still more terrible.9

1. dvl<m)pi. 2. NfIda. 3. iirrtpaios. 4. vnurxvioltai. 5. Toy Xava with the participle. 6. ylyvopai. 7. genitive absolute.

8. d\r)drjs- 9. Setvos.

III.

1. Any one might justly1 praise2 him, not only for8 these things, but for what he did about4 the same time.6 2. If you do 6 what I just7 now told 8 you, you will have all things which any one could wish.6 3. 0 that10 these things had happened11 as we wished!9 But since12 we were unfortunate,13 let us do what the wisest of us shall command.14 4. If these men had not perished,15 the city would have been saved16 and we should now be free.17

1. dtKalas. 2. tnaivea. 3. Ijn. 4. irtpi. 5. xpovos. 6. iroieco. 7. Spri. 8. <ppa£a. 9. (iovkopai. IO. fi6t.- ll. yiyvopai. 12. heel. 13. aru^ijs. 14. Kekeva. 15. anoKkvpi. 16. <ra£a. 17. ikevBepos.

IV.

1. If I appear1 to be wrong,2 I will pay8 the penalty. 2. If you should turn 4 from evils, you would quickly 5 become 6 better. 3. I fear7 lest we have forgotten8 the road 9 home.10 4. If Philip had had this opinion,11 — that it is difficult12 to fight13 with the Athenians, — he would have done14 no one of the things which he has done.

1. do«a. 2. aSiKtio. 3. 8licrpi Sovvai. 4. iampimpnu. 5. iv raxa. 6. yiyvopai. 7. StiSa. 8. tirikavBdvopai. 9. MU 10. oinaSe. 11. yvaprj. 12. -^akeisAs. 13. irokfpia. 14. npdo-a<o.

Y.

1. Those who were looking1 on feared 2 lest their friends 8 should suffer4 anything. 2. They all said5 that the king6 had sent7 them, and that they wished8 to make an alliance 9 with Cyrus 3. If another shall come10 in his own name,11 him ye will receive.12 4. When this had happened,13 all believed14 that an assembly16 would be summoned.18

1. Sedolxai (partic). Sf. tpofitopai. 3. <p[kos. 4. irao-xa. 5. hiya, with on. 6. /3a<riXfur. 7. nipna. 8. fHov\opai. 9. over- lxaxea. 10. tpx°pai. 11. ovopa. 12. \apfidi>a. 13. yiyvopai. 14. oiojuat. 15. inKkqaia. 16. mryieaXea>.

VI.

1. You would be approved,1 should you appear2 not to do those things which you would blame 3 others for doing. 2. Swear4 by no 5 god for the sake of 6 money, not even7 if you are not about8 to violate9 your faith.10 3. The king11 said12 that the messenger13 was not then present,14 and that, if he had been, these things would not have occurred.15 4. Would that I had16 the wings17 of an eagle,18 that leaving19 the earth 20 I might be numbered 21 among22 the stars S28

1. ti8oKipea. 2. (paivopai. 3. imripaa. 4. opvvpi. 5. prj&els or ovSeis? 6. tvtKa. 7. prjSi. 8. peWeiv. 9. vapafialveiv. 10. nlaris. 11. ftao-iktvs. 12. \eyeiv with on. 13. ayyeXor. 14. iraptipi. 15. yiyvopai. 16. <?Xeiv- ^• TfpdV. 18. deror. 19. XetVa>. 20. yi}. 21. apidpka. 22. hr. 23. aorpov.

VII.

1. I tried1 to show2 him that3 he thought4 he was wise, but6 was not. 2. He says 6 that these things happened 7 while Cyrus19 was king.8 3. Let no one believe 9 that I now fear10 lest our state11 be ruined.12 4. If these men were not unjust,13 they would not have condemned14 these generals16 to death.16 5. He burned17 the vessels,18 that Cyrus19 might not pass over.20

1. ireipaopai. 2. StUvvpt. 3. on. 4. otopm (with infill.).

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X.

1. He said1 that he had come2 that he might see8 both what was doing and what had been done. 2. I told him that, if these things had been true,4 this would not have happened.6 3. Would that he were alive ;7 for he would not fear8 these dangers9 as you do. 4. Do you wish 6 me to come ?2 Tell1 him not to fear 8 me, thinking10 I shall be angry.11

1. Xeya>. 2. Hpxofiai. 3. opaco. 4. aKrjdfjS. 5. ytyvopat. 6. /SqvXo/uu. 7. tau. 8. <poj3ovp,ai. 9. KivSvvos. 10. oiojiai. 11.

XI.

1. It is said1 that the king2 sent them away,3 fearing 4 lest they should perish5 by remaining.6 2. Athens,7 although it was8 great9 before,10 then became11 greater, having been freed12 from tyrants.13 3. Who of all the Greeks would not justly14 have hated15 us, if we had fled16 and had left17 our city to the barbarians ?18 4. Call19 no one happy20 before21 he is dead.22

1. Xeyco. 2. /Sao-iXfur. 3. ancmipnta. 4. (po^eopai. 5. airok\vfu. 6. fikva. 7. 'Kdrjvai. 8. Participle of tlfii. 9. fiiyas. 10. Ttpiv. 11. ylyvojiai. 12. ajraXXd<7<r<». 13. ripawos. 14. SiKaitas. 15. fiiaia>. 16. (pevya. 17. KaraX«Vo>. IS fiapfiapos. 19. KaKeto. 20. SKfiioi. 21. wpiv. 22. reXevrdai.

XII.

1. Wish1 to be a friend 2 of the powerful,8 in order that you may not suffer punishment4 if you act unjustly.6 2. We fear6 lest,7 if we do8 this, we shall miss9 at once10 what we have gained11 and what we hope12 to gain. 3. The messenger13 came14 to announce15 that the city had

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