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Pharsalia - Book Vi: The Fight Near Dyrhachium. Scaeva's Exploits. The Witch Of Thessalia.

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Now that the chiefs with minds intent on fight
Had drawn their armies near upon the hills
And all the gods beheld their chosen pair,
Caesar, the Grecian towns despising, scorned
To reap the glory of successful war
Save at his kinsman's cost. In all his prayers
He seeks that moment, fatal to the world,
When shall be cast the die, to win or lose,
And all his fortune hang upon the throw.
Thrice he drew out his troops, his eagles thrice,

Demanding battle; thus to increase the woe
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