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And as Cyrus passed along again, he came to1 the left wing, where Hystaspas was with half the Persian cavalry; he called him and said: “Now, Hystaspas, you see some use for your speed; for now, if we can kill the enemy before they kill us, not one of us will perish.”

1 He exhorts other officers: (1) Hystaspas,

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