Their excitement (‘trepidos’） breaks out into discord. The order of words ‘trepidos inter discordia cives,’ adjective, preposition, and then a word intervening between it and the substantive, is Lucretian (see Munro on 1. 841): though Virg. very rarely (as E. 6. 19） follows Lucretius in putting a monosyllabic preposition in this place.
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