At Home in Fiji

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A. C. Armstrong, 1883 - Fiji - 365 pages

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Page 14 - If matters remain as they are, Fiji will become like a piece of driftwood on the sea, and be picked up by the first passer-by.
Page 155 - The Fijian peoples with invisible beings every remarkable spot, especially the lonely dell, the gloomy cave, the desolate rock, and the deep forest. Many of these unseen spirits, he believes, are on the alert to do him harm, and hence he is kept in fear.
Page 79 - Wesleyan Churches in Fiji, at every one of which, the frequent services are crowded by devout congregations, that the schools are well attended, and that the first sound which greets your ear at dawn, and the last at night, is that of hymn-singing and most fervent worship rising from each dwelling, at the hour of family prayer.
Page 15 - We, King of Fiji, together with other high Chiefs of Fiji, hereby give our country, Fiji, unreservedly to her Britannic Majesty, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland. And we trust and fully repose in her that she will rule Fiji justly and affectionately, that we may continue to live in peace and prosperity".

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