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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1879-1880-576

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576 GENERAL LITERATURE AND SCIENCE sea belongest to me and the land whereon sit is mine nor hath any one unpunished resisted my commands charge thee come no further upon my land neither presume to wet the feet of thy sovereign lord But the sea as before came rolling on and without reverence both wet and dashed him Whereat the king quickly rising wished all about him to behold and consider the weak and frivolous power of king and that none indeed deserved the power of king but He whose eternal laws both heaven and earth and sea obey -Milton As the river was no longer between him and the enemy Hannibal early on the next morning sent out party of Numi- dian cavalry to discover the position and numbers of Scipio's forces and then called his army together to see and hear the communications of some chiefs of the Cisalpine Gauls who were just arrived from the other side of the Alps The very sight of the chiefs was itself an encouragement for the soldiers now knew for certain that the communication with Cisalpine Gaul was not impracticable and that the Gauls had undertaken so long journey for the purpose of obtaining the aid of the Carthaginian army against their old enemies the Eomans Besides the chiefs promised to guide the army into Italy by short and safe route on which they would be able to find provisions and they spoke strongly of the great extent and richness of Italy when they did arrive there and how zealously the Gauls would aid them Hannibal then came forward himself and addressed his men their work he said was more than half accomplished by the passage of the Rhone their own eyes and ears had witnessed the zeal of their Gaulish allies for the rest their business was to do their duty and obey his orders III -tfov Satin CFIfgtaci Put this garland on and then Lady be not proud again Wreath and lady fair were made Both to flourish both to fade
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