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“Do you always do that way?” asked Cyrus.

“Yes, by Zeus,” said he, “as often as we go to dinner.”

“Well then,” said Cyrus, “I will invite you, because you give your lines practice both in coming and in going, by night and by day, and also because you give your bodies exercise by marching about, and improve your minds by instruction. Since, therefore, you do all this doubly, it is only fair that I should furnish you a double feast also.”

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