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

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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P. ἐργαλεῖον, τό, σιδήριον, τό, P. and V. ὄργανον, τό σίδηρος, ὁ (Thuc. 4, 69).

Met., hireling: use adj., Ar. and P. μισθωτός.

slave: P. and V. δοῦλος, ὁ.

It is plain if he be acquitted now that he will be his (Philip's) tool against you: δῆλός ἐστιν ἄνπερ ἐκφύγῃ νῦν καθʼ ὑμῶν ὑπάρξων ἐκείνῳ (Dem. 377).