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[2] The Tigurini were crushed at the river Arar, not by Caesar himself, but by Labienus, his deputy; the Helvetii, however, unexpectedly attacked Caesar himself on the march, as he was leading his forces towards a friendly city, but he succeeded in reaching a strong place of refuge. Here, after he had collected and arrayed his forces, a horse was brought to him. ‘This horse,’ said he, ‘I will use for the pursuit after my victory; but now let us go against the enemy,’ and accordingly led the charge on foot.

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