So then he took the man and went away. And when they had come out, Cyrus said: “Now then, you shall prove if you spoke the truth when you said that you liked to look at me.”“If you talk that way,” said the Mede, “I shall never leave you.”“Will you do your best, then, to bring others also with you?” asked Cyrus.“Yes, by Zeus,” he answered with an oath, “to such an extent that I shall make you also glad to look at me.”
Xenophon. Xenophon in Seven Volumes, 5 and 6. Walter Miller. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA; William Heinemann, Ltd., London. 1914.
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