Queen Pomare and her country (Google eBook)

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1878
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Page 87 - For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away : but the Word of the Lord endureth for ever. And this is the Word which by the Gospel is preached unto you.
Page 66 - A French sentinel was attacked in the night of the 2nd to the 3rd of March. In reprisal, I have caused to be seized one Pritchard, the only daily mover and instigator of the disturbances of the natives. His property shall be answerable for all damage occasioned to our establishments by the insurgents ; and if French blood is spilt, every drop shall recoil on his head.
Page 77 - Savior, who, when he was reviled,, reviled not again and when he suffered, threatened not.
Page 22 - Garret, apostolic missionaries, who called at this island in 1836, has sent me to reclaim and enforce, if necessary, immediate reparation, due to a great Power and a valiant nation, who was gravely insulted, and without provocation. " The King and his Government demand: " 1st. That the Queen of Otaheite write to the King of the French, to excuse for the violence and other insults offered to Frenchmen, whose honourable conduct did not deserve such a treatment. The letter of...
Page 70 - ... Joseph and More on their departure from Raiatea for England. In it Pomare significantly says : " . . This is what I wish you to make known, let there be no french flag set up in my Kingdom, neither let there be a french Governor, nor any of his people in my dominions, neither a protectorate flag. I have not the least desire for these flags the true flag of my country is what I desire. " Give the Queen of Great Britain no rest until these flags are entirely removed, that I may again enjoy...
Page 67 - ... decisive action could be taken in her absence. Her best friend and adviser throughout these troubles was the British Consul, Mr. Pritchard. The Admiral perceiving this, caused him to be arrested and imprisoned. After being kept for ten days in solitary confinement, he was put on board an English vessel out at sea, and forcibly sent away from the islands without a trial or investigation of any kind. On his arrival in England, the British Government naturally demanded an explanation of such proceedings....
Page 81 - They have been instrumental in the conversion of sinners, and in building up believers in the faith and hope of the Gospel.
Page 85 - Papeete, in the 65th year of her age, after having reigned a little more than 50 years over the Society Islands and dependencies.* Born on the 23rd of February, 1813, her * Queen Pomare never reigned over the Society Islands, -viz., Huahine, Maiaoiti, Raiatea, Tahaa, Borabora, and Maupiti.
Page 86 - Oceania was,. in a sense, represented by Queen Pomare. The multitude of Officers of all ranks, the numerous Captains of Commerce, who, during so many years, have...
Page 70 - August, 1844. 2 pp., 4to. 15s This speech by Pomare is addressed to Messrs. Howe, Jesson, Joseph and More on their departure from Raiatea for England. In it Pomare significantly says : " . . This is what I wish you to make known, let there be no french flag set up in my Kingdom, neither let there be a french Governor, nor any of his people in my dominions, neither a protectorate flag. I have not the least desire for these flags the true flag of my country is what I desire. " Give the Queen...

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