Usage examples for Eyot

  1. This island must have been a very striking feature in primaeval days, coming, as it did, miles below any other eyot on the river, and must always have suggested and furnished a comparatively easy crossing- place. – Early Britain--Roman Britain by Edward Conybeare
  2. The main tide runs nearest to Chiswick Eyot. – Boating by W. B. Woodgate Commentator: Harvey Mason
  3. So Phil played the part of the ferry and brought Mrs. Bosher's brother to the lock- eyot. – Littlebourne Lock by F. Bayford Harrison
  4. In her childish days the witch had let her know that she might go where she would, but therewith had told her a tale of a huge serpent which dwelt in the dark wood over against Rock Eyot, whose wont it was to lap his folds round and round living things that went there, and devour them; and many an evil dream had that evil serpent brought to Birdalone. – The Water of the Wondrous Isles by William Morris
  5. It now runs much nearer to the Eyot. – Boating by W. B. Woodgate Commentator: Harvey Mason
  6. But there was no sign of her in those shut- up rooms; no sign of her anywhere in the house, nor in the garden, nor on the eyot at all, nor on the towing- path as far as could be seen. – Littlebourne Lock by F. Bayford Harrison
  7. Another day Birdalone took her mate over on to Green Eyot and Rock Eyot, and showed him all the places she was used to haunt. – The Water of the Wondrous Isles by William Morris
  8. Till on a sudden, as she lay looking up toward the far- away blue sky, and she so little and low on the face of the waters, and the lake so deep beneath her, and the wind coming ever fresher from the west, and the ripple rising higher against her, a terror fell upon her, and she longed for the green earth and its well- wrought little blossoms and leaves and grass; then she turned over again and swam straight for the eyot, which now was but a little green heap far away before her. – The Water of the Wondrous Isles by William Morris
  9. And if Juliet had not leaned the other way so as to balance you, we might all have been in the water, and the swans would have got you, and you might never have seen Littlebourne Eyot again. – Littlebourne Lock by F. Bayford Harrison
  10. This " foot" includes Kennington Island, and runs up the meadows to the foot of that eyot. – The Historic Thames by Hilaire Belloc
  11. O ye nymphs of Chiswick eyot! – Sagittulae, Random Verses by E. W. Bowling
  12. Juliet asked Philip what he meant by an eyot. – Littlebourne Lock by F. Bayford Harrison
  13. Year by year the Viking's raven Made that mystic spot his rest; Year by year within the eyot Brooded he as on a nest; And no man would ever venture To invade the lone domain Where in solitary scheming The grim bird of doom did reign. – Viking Boys by Jessie Margaret Edmondston Saxby