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Meanwhile the party with the guide, proceeding by a roundabout route, found the guards1 sitting around a fire, and after killing some of them and chasing away the others they remained at the post themselves, supposing that they held the height.

1 i. e., “the guards” whom they expected to find upon “the” height mentioned (Xen. Anab. 4.1.25, Xen. Anab. 4.2.l). See below.

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