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Quotation by Apocrypha
The first wrote, Wine is the strongest. The second wrote, The king is strongest. The third wrote, Women are strongest: but above all things Truth beareth away the victory.
Apocrypha. 1 Esdras, 3:10-12.
Referring to "three young men" of the bodyguard of Darius, king of the Persians, competing for his favor.
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