>Date: Wed, 30 Sep 1998 02:22:39 -0500
>From: "James Ray"
>Subject: Re: [BIRTHRIGHT] - Faiths & Assassinations
>I agree. Didnt the Spartans and the Athenians once fight a war with the
>Persians where they were so badly outnumbered, that a junior officer told
>the commander, "There are so MANY of them, that their spears darken the
i believe they were arrows, not spears :)

>skies....". The commander responded....."So much the better....my troops
also i believe the commander was Alexander Magno

>shall fight in the shade." Cant remember the name of the battle, but I
>think the Greeks won. If im confusing THAT battle with the battle of
>Marathon, SORRY. The POINT remains...they still stood and fought, against
>monstrous odds. Someone, incidentally, DID survive, or else the quote
>would be lost to history LOL

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