Jim said if we had the canoe hid in a good place, and had all the traps in the cavern, we could rush there if anybody was to come to the island
, and they would never find us without dogs.
And presently the Doctor saw the island
they had spoken of.
Perhaps it was this--perhaps it was the look of the island
, with its grey, melancholy woods, and wild stone spires, and the surf that we could both see and hear foaming and thundering on the steep beach--at least, although the sun shone bright and hot, and the shore birds were fishing and crying all around us, and you would have thought anyone would have been glad to get to land after being so long at sea, my heart sank, as the saying is, into my boots; and from the first look onward, I hated the very thought of Treasure Island
was at a greater distance than I expected, and I did not reach it in less than five hours.
Their wives never came to the island
until late in May or early in June, for they did not care to be torn to pieces; and the young two-, three-, and four-year-old seals who had not begun housekeeping went inland about half a mile through the ranks of the fighters and played about on the sand dunes in droves and legions, and rubbed off every single green thing that grew.
By that time I was very hungry, but after some searching I came upon some eatable herbs, and a spring of clear water, and much refreshed I set out to explore the island
Because Hermod would not fall in with the Queen's plans, and marry her daughter, she has laid a spell on him, to go on an island
and be a lion by day and a man by night, and never be freed from this until you burn the lion's skin.
If your lordship would be so good as to give me ever so small a bit of heaven, were it no more than half a league, I'd rather have it than the best island
in the world.
I saw in the morning, some miles to the windward, the elevated summits of the island
By leaving this light on the right, he kept the Island
of Tiboulen a little on the left; by turning to the left, therefore, he would find it.
This is usually held to mean that Ithaca is an island
fit for breeding goats, and on that account more delectable to the speaker than it would have been if it were fit for breeding horses.
, although generally called one of the Marquesas, is by some navigators considered as forming one of a distinct cluster, comprising the islands
of Ruhooka, Ropo, and Nukuheva; upon which three the appellation of the Washington Group has been bestowed.