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exceeding rare nor ever
to be learnt but by a
wholesome course of dis
cipline, in the conduct
of the general they re
pose more assurance tha
n in the strength of th
e army. Their whole for
ces consist of foot, wh
o besides their arms ca
rry likewise instrument
s of iron and their pro
visions. You may see ot
her Germans proceed equ
ipped to battle, but th
e Cattans so as to cond
uct a war. They rarely
venture upon excursions
or casual encounters.
It is in truth peculiar
to cavalry, suddenly t
o conquer, or suddenly
to fly. Such haste and
Tacitus on Germany by Tacitus, Caius Cornelius, 56-120
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