The priest had barely time to retreat and conceal himself, as the boat drew down to the eyot.
My will is, that we two champions be all alone and afoot on the eyot.
With one accord they sprang overboard and swam for the nearest shore, that of the eyot.
The eyot also is quartered, and carefully explored from end to end.
Not far away, nor yet in the main river; but that narrow channel, deep and dark, inside the eyot.
Those in the centre of the eyot were black with swallows--like the black blight on beans.
One of them had even six, who one day fought a mêlée for her favours on an eyot before the manor windows.
She had only short glimpses of it, over the tops of the trees on the eyot, and now and then through breaks in their thinner spray.
Every one on the bank and eyot stopped to watch him—they knew him, he was training.
On June 26th last summer nearly forty were flying about in the evening, and went across to roost on the eyot.