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“Again, we must take with us the things that1 sick people need; for the weight they add is very small and, if we have a case of sickness, they will be very necessary.

“We must also have plenty of straps; for nearly2 everything that men and horses have is fastened on with straps, and when these wear out or break, everything must come to a standstill, unless one has some extra ones.

“And it will be a good thing for the man who has3 been taught how to smooth down a spear-shaft not to forget a rasp; and it will be well to bring along a file too;

1 Equipment for—(1) hospital,

2 (2) packs,

3 (3) arms,

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