The light begun to come before we got to the foot of the island
I wonder what is the name of this island
," said the Doctor, as he was climbing up the mountainside.
From the ship we could see nothing of the house or stockade, for they were quite buried among trees; and if it had not been for the chart on the companion, we might have been the first that had ever anchored there since the island
arose out of the seas.
Therefore, in hopes to defray some of the charges he must be at, he bought a sloop, loaded it with several sorts of goods, wherewith the Tonquinese usually trade to the neighbouring islands
, and putting fourteen men on board, whereof three were of the country, he appointed me master of the sloop, and gave me power to traffic, while he transacted his affairs at Tonquin.
I suppose it is rather awful from your way of looking at it, but if you seals will come here year after year, of course the men get to know of it, and unless you can find an island
where no men ever come you will always be driven.
They thanked her greatly for her help and advice, and set out from the island
, but on the way they saw a huge fish coming towards them, with great splashing and dashing of waves.
You, Sancho, shall go partly as a lawyer, partly as a captain, for, in the island
I am giving you, arms are needed as much as letters, and letters as much as arms.
Dumont d'Urville, questioning the natives, learned too that La Perouse, after losing both his vessels on the reefs of this island
, had constructed a smaller boat, only to be lost a second time.
I saw your vessel, and fearful of being left to perish on the desolate island
, I swam off on a piece of wreckage to try and intercept your course.
55} Then the Ogygian island
was not so far off, but that Nausicaa might be assumed to know where it was.
I CAN never forget the eighteen or twenty days during which the light trade-winds were silently sweeping us towards the islands
M'Dougal and David Stuart, had strolled away to the south of the island
in pursuit of penguins.