When it had come to within half a mile of the anchorage of the Ithaca, and was about to enter the mouth of the harbor Sing Lee's eyes chanced to fall upon it.
A moment later she heard the boom of the old brass six pounder which for many years had graced the Ithaca's stern.
She saw the momentary hesitation and confusion which followed Sing's first shot, and then to her dismay she saw the rowers bend to their oars again and the prahu move swiftly in the direction of the Ithaca.
At the same moment there was a shot from the shore followed by loud yelling, and the girl turned to see her father and von Horn pulling rapidly toward the Ithaca.
Then, Antinous, son of Eupeithes, said, "The gods seem to have given you lessons in bluster and tall talking; may Jove never grant you to be chief in Ithaca as your father was before you."
Still, now that Ulysses is dead there are many great men in Ithaca both old and young, and some other may take the lead among them; nevertheless I will be chief in my own house, and will rule those whom Ulysses has won for me."
Then Eurymachus, son of Polybus, answered, "It rests with heaven to decide who shall be chief among us, but you shall be master in your own house and over your own possessions; no one while there is a man in Ithaca shall do you violence nor rob you.
revealed in May it would snap up US oil giant Chevron's central North Sea business in a PS1.6 billion deal.
BMLG founder Scott Borchetta will join the Ithaca
board, acquire a minority interest in Ithaca
and remain president and CEO of BMLG.
The deal moves around 500 staff to Ithaca
, owned by Tel Aviv-listed Delek, and quadruples its expected production for 2019 to 80,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day.
, which was listed in London until its USD646 million takeover by Delek Group Ltd in the summer of 2017, is buying Chevron North Sea Ltd for USD2 billion.
The deal will add a further ten producing field interests to the present Ithaca
portfolio, four of which relate to assets operated by the company, resulting in an around 150 percent increase in the company's proven and probable reserves and a 300 percent increase in forecast 2019 production.