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The army of the Persians, in the plains of Arbela, was such a vast sea of people, as it did somewhat astonish the commanders in Alexander's army; who came to him therefore, and wished him to set upon them by night; and he answered, He would not pilfer the victory.
They were dreadful beings, indeed, and longed to get to Oz that they might begin to pilfer and destroy.
Addressing a press conference Abid Sher Ali said that there are more than ninety percent line losses in many Feeders in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and after provision of proofs against power pilfers provincial government is still reluctant to take action against it.