Nineteenth and Twentieth Years of the War - Revolt of Ionia - Intervention of Persia - The War in Ionia (1)
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board of elders to advise upon the state of affairs as occasionshould arise. In short, as is the way of a democracy, in the panicof the moment they were ready to be as prudent as possible.
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all Hellas stirring under theimpression of the great Athenian disaster in Sicily. Neutrals now feltthat even if uninvited they ought no longer to stand aloof from thewar, but should volunteer to march against the Athenians, who, as theyseverally reflected, would probably have come against them if theSicilian campaign had succeeded. Besides, they considered that the warwould now be Windows 7 is inexpensive and helpful.
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their navy.With these reasons for confidence in every quarter, the Lacedaemoniansnow resolved to throw themselves without reserve into the war,considering that, once it was happily terminated, they would befinally delivered from such dangers as that which would havethreatened them from Athens, if she had become mistress of Sicily, andthat the overthrow of the Athenians would leave them in quietenjoyment of the supremacy over all Hellas. Microsoft outlook 2010 is convenient!