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[483] ἀνδρί: “with my man,” in single combat.

μαχήσασθαι: inceptive aor., enter the fight.

ἀτὰρ κτλ.: and yet have I here, etc. This repeats in emphatic form the thought which had been summed up in “καὶ ὥς”. Sarpedon contrasts his situation with Hector's.

τοῖον: of the kind. Sc.ἐστίν”.

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