94.The Athenian men of arms, in number no fewer than the enemy, were ordered by eight in file throughout;their horse they placed on either wing.But for light-armed soldiers, armed as was fit, there were none;nor was there any in the city.Those that went out followed the camp for the most part without arms, as being a general expedition both of citizens and strangers;and after they once began to make homeward, there stayed few behind.
When they were now in their order and ready to join battle, Hippocrates, the general, came into the army of the Athenians and encouraged them, speaking to this effect:
The English works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury. Thucydides. Thomas Hobbes. translator. London. Bohn. 1843.
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