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[19] Again, I observe that there are horses in the army—a few at my own quarters, others that made part of Clearchus' troop and were left behind,1 and many others that have been taken from the enemy and are used as pack-animals. If, then, we should pick out all these horses, replacing them with mules, and should equip them for cavalry, it may be that this cavalry also will cause some annoyance to the enemy when they are in flight.”

1 i.e. when Clearchus' troopers deserted to the King (Xen. Anab. 2.2.7).

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