Note 019
From Chapter 25 of the Decline & Fall

Ten days appear scarcely sufficient for the march and election. But it may be observed -1. That the generals might command the expeditious of the public posts for themselves, their attendants, and messengers. 2. That the troops, for the ease of the cities, marched in many divisions; and that the head of the column might arrive at Nice when the rear halted at Ancyra.

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