“How many days,” asked Cyrus, “do you think it would take me with my army to get there?”“Sire,” Gadatas made reply, “your army now is large and you could not reach my residence in less than six or seven days.”“Well,” said Cyrus, “do you go as quickly as possible, and I will follow as best I can.”
Xenophon. Xenophon in Seven Volumes, 5 and 6. Walter Miller. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA; William Heinemann, Ltd., London. 1914.
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