He can gain credit there without danger, can learn to command men and to know the great game of war. Nepte and Bescera are pleasant little cities he will be comfortable between campaigns. I'll see he sets out the day after to-morrow, at latest." Two days later, Brinnaria had a visit from Flexinna. Flexinna's eyes were dancing. "G-G-Guess where I've been," she challenged.
The service on the roads of Africa, from Bescera, Nepte and Putea along the frontier of the desert, through Lambese, Capsa and Thysdrus, to Carthage, by well-built vehicles with frequent relays of horses on the excellent highroads was fairly good. The ships from Sicily plied with almost the regularity of our ocean-liners. Roads and road-service in Sicily were of a high quality of excellence.