Finding herself now on board, and that we were about to give way with the oars, Zoraida, seeing her father there, and the other Moors bound, bade the renegade ask me to do her the favour of releasing the Moors and setting her father at liberty, for she would rather drown herself in the sea than suffer a father that had loved her so dearly to be carried away captive before her eyes and on her account.
Seeing this we unbound the Moors, and one by one put them on shore, at which they were filled with amazement; but when we came to land Zoraida's father, who had now completely recovered his senses, he said:
We called to him, and he, raising his head, sprang nimbly to his feet, for, as we afterwards learned, the first who presented themselves to his sight were the renegade and Zoraida, and seeing them in Moorish dress he imagined that all the Moors of Barbary were upon him; and plunging with marvellous swiftness into the thicket in front of him, he began to raise a prodigious outcry, exclaiming, "The Moors- the Moors have landed
They were not astonished to see liberated captives or captive Moors, for people on that coast are well used to see both one and the other; but they were astonished at the beauty of Zoraida, which was just then heightened, as well by the exertion of travelling as by joy at finding herself on Christian soil, and relieved of all fear of being lost; for this had brought such a glow upon her face, that unless my affection for her were deceiving me, I would venture to say that there was not a more beautiful creature in the world- at least, that I had ever seen.
By the best of my calculation, that place where I now was must be that country which, lying between the Emperor of Morocco's dominions and the negroes, lies waste and uninhabited, except by wild beasts; the negroes having abandoned it and gone farther south for fear of the Moors
, and the Moors
not thinking it worth inhabiting by reason of its barrenness; and indeed, both forsaking it because of the prodigious number of tigers, lions, leopards, and other furious creatures which harbour there; so that the Moors
use it for their hunting only, where they go like an army, two or three thousand men at a time; and indeed for near a hundred miles together upon this coast we saw nothing but a waste, uninhabited country by day, and heard nothing but howlings and roaring of wild beasts by night.
Mbemba, who joined the Magpies in 2015, said: "I really enjoy seeing the positive effect of football, and I'd like to thank West Moor
Residents' Association for inviting me to open their great new facility.
Red grouse numbers have already doubled over the past five years, following efforts to improve the condition of the 7,125-acre moor
, which is mainly dry heath with some blanket bog.
And she had an idea about how it - and the quality of the cattle which graze there - could be showcased; saying she would like to see the promotion of "Town Moor
Millstone Grit (1975) by Glyn Hughes Ted Hughes's friend spent several years garretted high above Saddleworth Moor
We collected data from two moors
in the spring of 2002 and thereafter from only one moor
of 19 [km.
A jury decided there was not enough evidence to convict Craig Hobin, 18, of the culpable homicide of Andrew Moor
Stanley, who has also attracted interest from Halesowen Town, Rugby United and Racing Club Warwick, played for Moor
Greens against Bedworth at The Oval on Saturday.