Geryones nos esse puta, monstrumque tributum,
Hic capita ut vivam, tu mihi tolle tria. Sidon. Apollinar. Carm. xiii. [v. 19.]
The reputation of Father Sirmond led me to expect more satisfaction than I have found in his note (p. 144) on this remarkable passage. The words,
suo vel suorum nomine,
betray the perplexity of the commentator.