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τοῖςδικαίοις, instrumental dat., by means of “τὰ δίκαια”, i.e., by having justice on one's side. “"In a just cause, one feeble man is stronger than a city."” Cp. fr. 76 “τοῖς γὰρ δικαίοις ἀντέχειν οὐ ῥᾴδιον”: fr. 78 “καὶ γὰρ δικαία γλῶσσ᾽ ἔχει κράτος μέγα”. Here he speaks of the moral force with which “Δίκη” inspires her champion, while in 957 he admits himself to be physically helpless—“κεἰ δίκαι᾽ ὅμως λέγω.

βραχὺς, of slight physical strength: cp. 586: and for μέγαν cp. on 148.

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