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[115] Bacchus avus. For Bacchus married Ariadne, by whom be had Thoas. This we have noticed, more fully, in our remarks upon the Epistle of Phyllis to Demopho├Ân. The poet here suits him-elf admirably to the female temper, in making Hypsipyle thus aim at glory to herself from every incident.

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