The Isle of Wight is where Tennyson came to write Crossing the Bar.
Mr Change -- from Wight is like my Uncle to let me kick him to the curb.
The large number of Whites is partly to be accounted for by their having absorbed the name Wight (Chapter XXII) from Mid.
I have spent the last few weeks in the Isle of Wight, which is a British Possession in the latitude of Spithead -- (I don't know why Spithead should want any latitude, but it seems to take a good deal!) -- sacred to Tourists,
Three considerable islands belong to it; one, on the south, opposite the Armorican shore, called Wight; * another between Ireland and Britain, called Eubonia or Man; and another directly north, beyond the Picts, named Orkney; and hence it was anciently a proverbial expression, in reference to its kings and rulers, "He reigned over Britain and its three islands."