οἷα, adv.,=“ὡς”, cp. 293, O. T. 751: φωτὶ δυσμόρῳ, as for some poor wretch, some beggar, for whom their least gifts were good enough. Cp. Ar. Ach. 424“ἀλλ᾽ ἦ φιλοκτήτου τὰ τοῦ πτωχοῦ λέγεις”; (sc. “ῥάκη”). Not, ‘rags such as my wretched state required’ (i.e. for dressing his wound, cp. 39).
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