We will permit the ice island to tow us along, as long as she goes toward the south or west.
The midnight hours were spent off the "ice island" while we wafted for a decrease in the wind.
Two arctic huntsmen once saw a bear taking a promenade on an ice island with two little cubs.
The ice island was now clearly perceptible, looming up through the thin fog, "a fixed fact," which could not be shaken.
We put the ship about, therefore, and made for the lee side of the "ice island."
It is the only one which reached the ice island—all the others were upset before they reached it.