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τάδε δέ Note δέ, where (after οὐχ ἅπερ, κ.τ.λ.) later prose would usu. have ἀλλά: cp. Thuc. IV. 86, οὐκ ἐπὶ κακῷ, ἐπ᾽ ἐλευθερώσει δέ. Soph. Ant. 84, προμηνύσῃς γε μηδενὶ...|... κρυφῆ δὲ κεῦθε. So οὐδέ=ἀλλ᾽ οὐ, Il. XXIV. 25. ἀληθείᾳ...εἰρῆσθαι ‘that it has the force of truth, not of rhetorical art’. The proposed insertion of εὖ before εἰρῆσθαι seems to weaken the sense. ἀληθείᾳ, δεινότητι, instrumental dat., like τοῖς ἀληθέσιν in § 3: by means of, in the strength of.
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