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[4] For the largest of the elephants had fallen athwart the gateway1 and lay there roaring, in the way of those who would have turned back; and another elephant, one of those which had gone on into the city, Nicon by name, seeking to recover his rider, who had fallen from his back in consequence of wounds, and dashing in the face of those who were trying to get out, crowded friends and foes alike together in a promiscuous throng,

1 ‘De travers tout au beau milieu de la porte’ (Amyot).

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