Forma vigorque animi. This distich Heinsius thinks misplaced, and that it ought not to come in till after the ninetieth verse:
“Regius agnoscor per rata signa puer.
The remark will, I believe, be allowed to be just by all who consider, with any degree of attention, these two passages.
Quamvis de plebe videbar.
Paris, as we before hinted, had been bred among shepherds: for Priam, hearing the interpretation given by the soothsayers to hecuba's dream, commanded the child, as soon as born, to be exposed upon mount Ida: but the persons whom he had employed for that purpose, being charmed with the beauty of the infant, privately took care of him; and he long passed for the son of one of the shepherds.