For ourselves, men of Lacedaemon and of the allied states, our task is completed.
What was the Lacedaemonian phalanx in the best days of Lacedaemon?
That done, you may rest assured Thebes will be completely under the thumb of Lacedaemon and of us, your friends.
And in Lacedaemon and Crete not only men but also women have a pride in their high cultivation.
Now these Phliasians were friends of Lacedaemon while at the zenith of her power.
On the death of Agis, king of Lacedaemon, there were rival claimants to the throne.
So it seems to have been well said that in Lacedaemon, the free man was more free, and the slave more a slave than anywhere else.
Soldiers, let Lacedaemon, our own mother-city, be to you an example.
Lacedaemon consequently continued to be dominant in Greece till other states began to employ regular troops.
In this mood they sent an embassy to Lacedaemon and concluded peace.