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It was to the island that Peter now flew to put his strange case before old Solomon Caw, and he alighted on it with relief, much heartened to find himself at last at home, as the birds call the island.
They were so familiar that at length one alighted on an armful of wood which I was carrying in, and pecked at the sticks without fear.
his eager rapid thought had flown through all the causes conceivable to him, and had at last alighted on half the true one.