The construction is carried on from the preceding line. With the form of expression comp. E. 6. 45. Virg. was thinking of Catull. 62 (64). 171, “Iuppiter omnipotens, utinam ne tempore primo Gnosia Cecropiae tetigissent litora puppes,” and perhaps of Apoll. R. 4. 33.
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