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over against him at the distance of two miles & having drawn out his forces he gave them daily opportunities of fighting so that Sabineas was not only despised by the Enemy but also ^ [[addition]] [[underline]] somewhat [[/underline]] [[/addition]] sensured by our Soldiers and had given such an opinion that the Enemy even dared to advance up to the rampart of the Camp. He did it for this reason because he thought that a Lieutenant out not to fight with so great a multitude [[deletion]] [[unclear]] [[/deletion]] (especialy in the absence of him who had the chief command) except on equal ground or a fair opportunity being given. XVIII. This opinion of his timidity being confirmed he chose a certain Gaul Fit and Artfull of those which he had with him as oxiliaries. He persuaded this man by great