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I 322. J." each proposed questions to the other difficito tabassisedysnd.sometimesstakedwholeéis+ tricts in their dominions. §sa one of these disputes the king of Egypt finding himself unable too maintain the ceno tasthimself or to obtain adequate assistance. from the learned men of his own-dominiens; sent a letter to Bias the Philosopher, the cones tents of which were as follow: * : 、: い 。

Arirasis, king of Egypt, to Bias, the wisest of the Greeks. The king of Ethiopia copeth with me for pre-eminence îhê wisdoni. Repeatedly overcome by me, he hath at length. made a strange demand, that I should drink up the sea. If I resolve this proposition Í shall acquire from him many towns and cities: if otherwise, I must lose much of my territories. Consider the matter, and send me an answer

When Biao received this letter he was resid:#. ing in edipiny withomany of theophiless-- pluentref the agent Corintis ksanqa esine