The day following Caesar sent Labienus, his lieutenant, with those legions which he had brought
back from Britain, against
the Morini, who had revolted; who, as they had no place to which
they might retreat, on account of the drying up of their marshes (which they had
availed themselves of as a place of refuge the preceding year), almost all fell
into the power of Labienus. In the mean time Caesar's lieutenants, Q.
Titurius and L. Cotta, who had led the
legions into the territories of the Menapii, having laid waste all
their lands, cut down their corn and burned their houses, returned to Caesar because the Menapii had all concealed
themselves in their thickest woods. Caesar fixed the
winter quarters of all the legions among the Belgae.
Thither only two British states sent hostages; the
rest omitted to do so. For these successes, a thanksgiving of twenty days was
decreed by the senate upon receiving Caesar's