Now the Prince of the Golden Isle was enchanted with this conversation, for the Princess Argentine was his sister, and he hoped, by means of her influence over the Prince of the Gnomes, to obtain from his brother the release of Rosalie.
Then he sent some tritons to bind chains about the Prince of the Golden Isle, and he too felt himself borne to the depths of the ocean, and without the hope of ever again seeing the Princess.
Distant from Rondelo a hundred and thirty leagues is the Isle
of Suaquem, where the Bassa of that country chooses his residence, for the convenience of receiving the tribute with greater exactness, there being a large trade carried on here with the Abyssins.
The result was that even if the king's troops remained quietly in their camp, it was evident that some day or other, Buckingham, who only continued in the Isle from obstinacy, would be obliged to raise the siege.
The English, repulsed foot by foot, beaten in all encounters, and defeated in the passage of the Isle of Loie, were obliged to re-embark, leaving on the field of battle two thousand men, among whom were five colonels, three lieutenant colonels, two hundred and fifty captains, twenty gentlemen of rank, four pieces of cannon, and sixty flags, which were taken to Paris by Claude de St.
Also a young man that wist not of the Dragon went out of a ship and went through the isle till he came to a castle.
And in another isle dwell men that have no heads, and their eyes are in their shoulders and their mouth is in their breast.
102-114) But the goddesses sent out Iris from the well-set isle to bring Eilithyia, promising her a great necklace strung with golden threads, nine cubits long.
But when they were passed by all the coast of Peloponnesus, then, towards Crisa, that vast gulf began to heave in sight which through all its length cuts off the rich isle of Pelops.
Now about the time that Zarathustra sojourned on the Happy Isles
, it happened that a ship anchored at the isle
on which standeth the smoking mountain, and the crew went ashore to shoot rabbits.
Our course, to go round about the inner isles
, was to the west of south, so that at first we had this swell upon our beam, and were much rolled about.
The Sultan and the prince set out together, the Sultan laden with rich presents from the King of the Black Isles