“Again, we must take with us the things that1
sick people need; for the weight they add is very small and, if we have a case of sickness, they will be very necessary.
“We must also have plenty of straps; for nearly2
everything that men and horses have is fastened on with straps, and when these wear out or break, everything must come to a standstill, unless one has some extra ones.
“And it will be a good thing for the man who has3
been taught how to smooth down a spear-shaft not to forget a rasp; and it will be well to bring along a file too;