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[2] Again, when he was hunting once and Teribazus pointed out that the king's coat was rent, he asked him what was to be done. And when Teribazus replied, ‘Put on another for thyself, but give this one to me,’ the king did so, saying, ‘I give this to thee, Teribazus, but I forbid thee to wear it.’ Teribazus gave no heed to this command (being not a bad man, but rather light-headed and witless), and at once put on the king's coat, and decked himself with golden necklaces and women's ornaments of royal splendour. Everybody was indignant at this (for it was a forbidden thing); but the king merely laughed, and said: ‘I permit thee to wear the trinkets as a woman, and the robe as a madman.’

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