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[13] Now Agesilaus, on learning these things, at first was overcome with sorrow; but when he had considered that the most of his troops were the sort of men to share gladly in good fortune if good fortune came, but that if they saw anything unpleasant, they were under no compulsion to share in it,1—thereupon, changing the report, he said that word had come that Peisander was dead, but victorious in the naval battle.

1 I.e., being practically volunteers (cp. ii. 4).

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