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  1. 非人之將也非主之佐也非勝之主也


for the victory which is decided in a single day. This being so, to remain in ignorance of the enemy's condition simply because one grudges the outlay of a hundred ounces of silver in honors and emoluments, is the height of inhumanity.


3. One who acts thus is no leader of men, no present help to his sovereign, no master of victory.