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XXIV. At break of day having drawn out all his forces formed two lines and thrown the auxiliaries in the Center; he waited to see what resolution the Enemy would take. Although they thought that they might fight with Safety on account of the greatness of their numbers the smallness of ours and their antiant glory in war; yet they thought it safer to obtain a victory without blood shed by stopping the ways and intercepting our provisions and if the Romans should begin to retire for want of Coin they thought to attack [[unclear]] in their march [[unclear]] and fatigued with the load of their baggage. [[unclear]] being