He names Laodamas only for all the other brothers; since in his exception, the other's envies were curbed: for brothers either are or should be of one acceptation in all fit things. And Laodamas, he calls his host, being eldest son to Alcinous: the heir being ever the young master; nor might he conveniently prefer Alcinous in his exception, since he stood not in competition at these contentions.--CHAPMAN.