Calypso’s Island

“She was Calypso; the lovely daughter of Thetis, and like Circe she was an enchantress. She lived alone on the island, in a comfortable cavern overhung by vines and fragrant foliage… She was more beautiful than any he had seen before and her Island was dripping with pleasure. And as his happiness grew deeper, his fire and fervour spent to become a peacful equilibrium, he felt a jab of conscience of something untoward eating the corners of his idyll, and he was living in a numb oblivion…”

K.E. Sullivan, Greek Myths and Legends