Alcibiades and Nicias, men that bore the greatest sway in the city, were of different factions.
The first of these periods lasted for ten years, down to the peace of Nicias.
One may doubt whether Nicias would have liked it if Theocritus had sent, instead of a distaff, a fan or a jewel.
On no other condition, added Nicias, would he undertake the command.
But Nicias and Demosthenes they killed against Gylippuss will.
While Demosthenes argued, and Nicias demurred, Gylippus had not been idle.
We admire them not, but we would have liked to take a sketch of one here for the sake of poor Nicias and his fellow captives.
When Nicias had concluded his stirring appeal, the embarkation of the troops began.
Nicias had begged the home government to relieve him of command owing to illness.
Nicias's galleys: Grecian boats under the command of Nicias, a famous general.