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Ἔρως ἀνίκατε μάχαν -> O love, invincible in battle!
Sophocles, Antigone, 781

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Snare: P. and V. πάγη, ἡ (Plat.).

Met., P. and V. ἀρκύς, ἡ (Plat.), δίκτυον, τό (Xen. also Ar.), βρόχος, ὁ (Plat.).

Trap: P. θήρατρον, τό (Xen.); see snare.

Met., V. ἀρκύς, ἡ, ἄγρευμα, τό; see also net.

In the toils of justice: V. τῆς δίκης ἐν ἕρκεσιν (Aesch., Ag. 1611).

In the midst of the toils: V ἐν μέσοις ἀρκυστάτοις (Soph., El. 1476).

I drove him into the toils of woe: V. εἰσέβαλλον εἰς ἕρκη κακά (Soph., Aj. 60).

Rushing into the meshes of the toils: V. ἐσπεσοῦσα δικτύων βρόχους (Eur., Or. 1315).