There stood the rugged cliffs of Abyla, frowning in mist over the towers he had so lately defended with his blood.
We sighted Calpe and Abyla, but the wind having freshened, we were obliged to beat to windward to enter the strait.
It had been falsely reported to him that she had perished in the massacre at Abyla and he had already mourned her fate.
A great many thousand years ago Hercules built the mountain of Abyla and its twin mountain which we call Gibraltar.
I have nothing to plead—no, noble maiden, nothing that can excuse the deed of Abyla.