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1 Crevier supplement:  “and sometimes in preparing every thing requisite for attack or defence of a camp, with the closest attention, and omitted nothing which could be attempted or achieved by a great general, whether against the enemy or for increasing the effi- ciency of his own men; he (Perseus) also exerted himself no less diligently on his part to rouse the courage of his soldiers, and add more and more strength to his defences, as if he were approaching the crisis of the whole business, and never con- sidered all matters to be adequately [10??] provided for, or the bank sufficiently fortified and secured. Nevertheless, amidst this most vehement ardour on both sides, their camps were for some time in a state of tranquillity. Nor was it ever recorded that such powerful armies, with their camps pitched so near to- gether, had ever lain so quiet.In the mean time, a report announced that king Gentius had been defeated, in Illyria, by the praetor Anicius; and that himself, his family, and his whole kingdom, were in the hands of the Romans;”
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