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On the second occasion it took prayers as well as reason to dissuade the soldiers from their purpose.
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On and occasion
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On one occasion, Cyril sent the grammaticus Hierax to secretly discover the content of an edict that Orestes was to promulgate on the mimes shows, which attracted great crowds.
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