1 "Yes," was all he said, but he turned and strained his eyes to see the island which a greater usurper than even Napoleon now made interesting in his sight.
2 It is more likely he is on some sea-girt island in mid ocean, or a prisoner among savages who are detaining him against his will.
3 It is because I have been kept so long in this island, and see no sign of my being able to get away.
4 In four days he had completed the whole work, and on the fifth Calypso sent him from the island after washing him and giving him some clean clothes.
5 She sent me from her island on a raft, which she provisioned with abundance of bread and wine.
6 Now off their harbour there lies a wooded and fertile island not quite close to the land of the Cyclopes, but still not far.
7 When the child of morning, rosy-fingered Dawn appeared, we admired the island and wandered all over it, while the nymphs Jove's daughters roused the wild goats that we might get some meat for our dinner.
8 The sea quaked as the rock fell into it, and the wash of the wave it raised drove us onwards on our way towards the shore of the island.
9 When at last we got to the island where we had left the rest of our ships, we found our comrades lamenting us, and anxiously awaiting our return.
10 Thence we went on to the Aeolian island where lives Aeolus son of Hippotas, dear to the immortal gods.
11 Then Mercury went back to high Olympus passing over the wooded island; but I fared onward to the house of Circe, and my heart was clouded with care as I walked along.
12 I know that when you leave this limbo you will again hold your ship for the Aeaean island.
13 After we were clear of the river Oceanus, and had got out into the open sea, we went on till we reached the Aeaean island where there is dawn and sun-rise as in other places.
14 Their mother when she had borne them and had done suckling them sent them to the Thrinacian island, which was a long way off, to live there and look after their father's flocks and herds.
15 Immediately after we had got past the island I saw a great wave from which spray was rising, and I heard a loud roaring sound.