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“Learn this lesson, too, from me, my son,”1 said he; “it is the most important thing of all: never go into any danger either to yourself or to your army contrary to the omens or the auspices, and bear in mind that men choose lines of action by conjecture and do not know in the least from which of them success will come.

1 Obedience to divine guidance the first rule

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