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Further, I am of opinion that the full complement of a thousand cavalry would be raised much more quickly and in a manner much less burdensome to the citizens if they established a force of two hundred foreign cavalry.1 For I believe that the presence of these men would improve the discipline of the whole force and would foster rivalry in the display of efficiency.

1 The 200 mercenaries would be included in the total of 1000.

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