He swam to an island that was not far away.
It was a small island, and there was no one living on it.
The people were for the most part prosperous and contented, but under Verres the island experienced more misery and desolation than during the time of the first Punic or the recent servile wars.
We shall put you ashore on the first island that we see.
Look at the other Rhode Island abduction?
It began with the Rhode Island boy who disappeared last September.
They sat around the center island and had obviously eaten breakfast together.
"They are from the Island of Teenty-Weent," said the Wizard, "where everything is small because it's a small island.
The Allies defeated Napoleon, entered Paris, forced Napoleon to abdicate, and sent him to the island of Elba, not depriving him of the title of Emperor and showing him every respect, though five years before and one year later they all regarded him as an outlaw and a brigand.
They crossed unimpeded through the portal and onto the island Sanctuary, one of four such sites bridging the mortal and immortal worlds.
When he wasn't there, she was alone on the dream island, until Gabriel awoke her.
Their small island was untouched. The trees and jungle beyond were decimated by chasms and fallen trees.
On an island at the head of this Io m.
In 1697 Andre Briie reached the island of Morfil, while in 1608 he penetrated past the Felu Falls.
Santarosa was killed, apparently because he was too miserable and desperate to care to save his life, when the Egyptian troops attacked the island of Sphacteria, near Navarino, on the 8th of May 1825.
"What is the name of this island?" asked Selkirk.
A naked, unconscious woman lay atop the island in the center with five men with red eyes chewing on various parts of her body, one on each leg, one on each arm, and one at her neck.
It says it's an island off the coast of Ireland.
Grateful to him, she was likewise anxious to leave the island before the beast returned and flew off the handle.
Rhyn was alone on the island sanctuary in his dreams and awoke to the feeling that his magic had slipped even more from its binding. His body was hot from the inside out despite the cold rain falling in the forest. The fire had died overnight. He pushed the waterproof cloak off him.
You could ask Arthur yourself if he were here, but he's out on Fire Island with his latest bimboy and all their little friends.
The man who ten years before and a year later was considered an outlawed brigand is sent to an island two days' sail from France, which for some reason is presented to him as his dominion, and guards are given to him and millions of money are paid him.
Rhyn trailed and emerged again into the balmy, bright island day.
And some years pass during which he plays a pitiful comedy to himself in solitude on his island, justifying his actions by intrigues and lies when the justification is no longer needed, and displaying to the whole world what it was that people had mistaken for strength as long as an unseen hand directed his actions.
Oh, I'm guest lecturing at Rhode Island School of Design.
Coast of the island and the left bank of San Enrique river, about 18 m.
On Rennes Island in the fjord, over against the town, there is a Cheviot sheep-breeding farm under government auspices.
"The island of Madagascar," she said, "Ma-da-gas-car," she repeated, articulating each syllable distinctly, and, not replying to Madame Schoss who asked her what she was saying, she went out of the room.
Still, they were blissfully marooned on their little island of snow for another day until the snow melted enough that Alex could get to work.
The steepest slope observed occurs off the island of Sapienza, near Navarino, where 1720 fathoms has been obtained only 10 miles from land.
At New York, in order to earn a living, he became first a chandler, and afterwards a trading skipper, returning to Italy in 1854 with a small fortune, and purchasing the island of Caprera, on which he built the house thenceforth his home.
The city lies on the west side of the low island of Manzanillo, is bordered on the landward sides by swamp, and consists mainly of unimposing frame houses and small shops.
Colon dates its origin from the year 1850, when the island of Manzanillo was selected as the Atlantic terminus of the Panama railway.
Christianity was introduced in the 5th century, and Aran soon became one of the most famous island-resorts of religious teachers and ascetics.
At each extremity of the island are high mountains, which send off branches along the coast so as to enclose a large arid plain..
Of Corsica, from which it is separated by the Strait of Bonifacio, which is some 50 fathoms deep. The harbour of Golfo degli Aranci, in the north-eastern portion of the island, is 138 m.
This answer pleased the rich man so well that he bought Aesop at once, and took him to his home on the island of Samos.
"I would rather live alone on a desert island than be a sailor on this ship," he said.
There were pigs and goats on the island, and plenty of fish could be caught from the shore.
When Daniel Defoe heard how Selkirk had lived alone on the island of Juan Fernandez, he said to himself: Here is something worth telling about.
It naturally seemed to Napoleon that the war was caused by England's intrigues (as in fact he said on the island of St. Helena).
And they defeated the genius Napoleon and, suddenly recognizing him as a brigand, sent him to the island of St. Helena.
Much. Would've wiped out the island by now and half of Cuba without realizing he'd done so.
Beating his wings so hard they hurt, he rose into the sky and soared around the small island, finally spotting three lone figures in small valley not too far from the Sanctuary.
But in 1570 the island was taken by the Turks; and Antonio Davila, the father of the historian, had to leave it, despoiled of all he possessed.
The main island is called Mas-a-Tierra (Span.
There are few trees on the island, for most of the valuable indigenous trees have been practically exterminated, such as the sandalwood, which the earlier navigators found one of the most valuable products of the island.
His brother Polydectes, who was king of the island, fell in love with Danae and married her.
A smaller place in the centre of the island named Betancuria (586) is the administrative capital.
I shall always keep them, and it will make me very happy to think that you found them, on that far away island, from which Columbus sailed to discover our dear country.
I can hardly wait patiently for the time to come when I shall see my dear English friends, and their beautiful island home.
Last Saturday our kind teachers planned a delightful trip to Bedloe's Island to see Bartholdi's great statue of Liberty enlightening the world....
In order to see how nearly I could guess, with this experience, at the deepest point in a pond, by observing the outlines of a surface and the character of its shores alone, I made a plan of White Pond, which contains about forty-one acres, and, like this, has no island in it, nor any visible inlet or outlet; and as the line of greatest breadth fell very near the line of least breadth, where two opposite capes approached each other and two opposite bays receded, I ventured to mark a point a short distance from the latter line, but still on the line of greatest length, as the deepest.
At the bend of the Danube, vessels, an island, and a castle with a park surrounded by the waters of the confluence of the Enns and the Danube became visible, and the rocky left bank of the Danube covered with pine forests, with a mystic background of green treetops and bluish gorges.
Did heaven look like an island in the Caribbean?
Rhyn awoke from the island dreamscape in the shadow world. He rose, uncertain what happened but recalling his urgency. He crossed through the glowing black portal into the one place he'd hoped never to see again: Hell. Unwilling to get stuck in the cell where he'd spent many lifetimes, he chose to open the portal into the office of the Council's betrayer, Sasha. The office was as he remembered it, down to the black flames in the hearth.
By France, as far as the island of Ushant, and on the S.
They were finally driven ashore on the island of Seriphus, where they were picked up by a fisherman named Dictys.
The story of Talos, the Cretan man of brass, who heated himself red-hot and clasped strangers in his embrace as soon as they landed on the island, is probably of similar origin.
Sardegna), an island of the Mediterranean Sea, belonging to the kingdom of Italy.
What glorious sails we had to Bedford Basin, to McNabb's Island, to York Redoubt, and to the Northwest Arm!
The next lines are still more idiomatic, "When Suetonius left the country, they fell upon his troops and retook the island of Anglesea."
Of course, a stream running through, or an island in the pond, would make the problem much more complicated.
"No, don't... the island of Madagascar!" she said, and jumping off his back she went downstairs.
It does not appear Rudman is responsible for Amy Lou Lewis, who remains missing from her Cranston, Rhode Island home since last week.
Connecticut and Rhode Island were ruled out and we began to concentrate on New Hampshire.
Ocean surrounded the small island, upon which a fortress sat, several hundred meters away, up a sloping hill on top of solid rock.
She gasped, hope racing through her as he dove toward the ground, switched to his human form in mid-air, and landed hard on the stony island.s ground.
Deidre and Toby stood. Katie started forward, only for the rumbling ground to drive her to her knees. Horrified, she saw the chasm form a rough circle around them, trapping them on a small island surrounded by football field wide trees and chasms too wide to jump.
The large transit trade and the local trade of the island centre upon Valletta.
"If I ever have the good fortune to escape from this island," he said, "I will be kind and obliging to every one.
Not seeing any ducks, he hid his boat on the north or back side of an island in the pond, and then concealed himself in the bushes on the south side, to await them.
In the island of Juist, off the Friesland coast, from three weeks' observations they obtained only 5.2 as the mean.
CARIGARA, a town of the province of Leyte, island of Leyte, Philippine Islands, on Carigara Bay, 22 m.
To the alleged insanity of the Swedes, Balashev wished to reply that when Russia is on her side Sweden is practically an island: but Napoleon gave an angry exclamation to drown his voice.
The air-conditioned hospital corridor gave way to the balmy heat of the Caribbean island on which he stood.
The messengers went on until they came at last to the island of Rhodes.