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[2] But when, as the enemy were forming in battle order, he had ridden past their lines and observed their shape and disposition, he was amazed, and paused for some time; then the litter was seen as it was carried from one wing to the other. At this, Antigonus gave a loud laugh, as was his wont, and after saying to his friends, ‘This litter, it would seem, is what is arrayed against us,’ immediately retired with his forces and pitched his camp.1

1 These events are more fully and very differently described by Diodorus (xix. 24-32).

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