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"Certainly," he replied; "their wars in this way would be more against the barbarians, and they would be less likely to fight among themselves."
" Again, is it honorable that, when victors, they should strip their dead foes of anything except their arms? Does not this afford a pretext to cowards for not meeting the enemy who still offers battle, as if they were in the way of duty when skulking about the dead? Has not many an army before now been ruined owing to this eagerness for spoils ?"
" Yes, indeed."
" Does it not seem ignoble and avaricious to rob the dead, and to be the mark of a weak and contemptible spirit to regard as an enemy the body of the slain man when the real enemy has flown away and left only his weapons of war? Or do you think those who are guilty of this conduct are any better than dogs which worry the stones with which they are hit, but do not touch the hand that throws them ?"
" Not in the least better."
" Then must we refrain from plundering the dead and 'from preventing their removal for burial?"
" Yes," he said, "we certainly must."

CHAPTER XVI.
" Neither, I suppose, shall we bring into the temples the arms of the conquered to dedicate

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