εἰργάζοντο λογάδην φέροντες λίθους καὶ ξυνετίθεσαν ὡς ἕκαστόν τι ξυμβαίνοι -> they went to work bringing the stones as they picked them out and put them together as each one happened to fit

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εἰργάζοντο λογάδην φέροντες λίθους καὶ ξυνετίθεσαν ὡς ἕκαστόν τι ξυμβαίνοι -> they went to work bringing the stones as they picked them out (lit. "eyeballing them": cf. λογάδες "whites of the eyes") and put them together as each one happened [to fit] (Thucydides 4.4.2.3) 
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