Although they were in the latitude of Franz Josef Land, no welcome shores appeared.
Could we, after all, have arrived at the east side of Franz Josef Land?
The best we can hope for will then be a winter somewhere or other on Franz Josef Land.
It is three times as far to Franz Josef Land as the distance we have now come.
He therefore determined to turn and make for Franz Josef Land some four hundred and fifty miles distant.
But she knew also that he considered his oath as void, since Franz Josef had forced it on him.
And there in the wings, grimly impassive, stood a private soldier of the old Franz Josef, blocking the door to her dressing room.
Probably there never was so unfortunate a royal family as that of which Franz Josef is the head.
The only thing to do was to steer a course for the group of islands called Franz Josef Land.
Telegrams of congratulation were sent to old Franz Josef, and Vienna was full of rejoicing.