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Thus he spoke; and Cyrus answered: “Well,1 Gobryas, if you prove that you really mean all that you say to us, I not only receive you as a suppliant, but promise you with the help of the gods to avenge the murder of your son. But tell me,” said he, “if we do this for you and let you keep your castle and your province and the power which you had before, what service will you do us in return for that?”

1 Cyrus and Gobryas make a compact

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