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An approaching battle was much spoken of, the prince having manoeuvred, until that movement, only in order to await a reinforcement that had just reached him.
The men on horseback at once rushed at the two youths, leaving the three others to complete the plunder of the dead or wounded travelers; for on approaching nearer, instead of one extended figure, the young men discovered two.
In casting their eyes round the country, they perceived a great cloud of dust rising in the south, and evidently approaching.
Tis well," replied the one so addressed, rising and approaching my couch, "he should render rare sport for the great games.