History of the Sandwich Islands

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Press of the Mission Seminary, 1843 - Church history - 464 pages

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Page 430 - WHEN the Lord turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream. Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing: then said they among the heathen, The Lord hath done great things for them. The Lord hath done great things for us ; whereof we are glad.
Page 22 - God, they glorified him not as God ; neither were thankful ; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened. Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, and changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and four-footed beasts, and creeping things.
Page i - Then Samuel took a stone, and set it between Mizpeh and Shen, and called the name of it Eben-ezer, saying, Hitherto hath the Lord helped us.
Page 234 - Jesus saith unto them, Have ye understood all these things? They say unto him, Yea, Lord. 52 Then said he unto them, Therefore every scribe which is instructed unto the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is a householder, which bringeth forth out of his treasure things new and old.
Page 220 - The president also anxiously hopes that peace, and kindness, and justice, will prevail between your people and those citizens of the United States who visit your islands ; and that the regulations of your government will be such as to enforce them upon all. ' Our citizens who violate your laws, or interfere with your regulations, violate at the same time their duty to their own government and country, and merit censure and punishment.
Page 170 - Mission the number of letters was fixed at twelve, namely, a, e, i, o, u, h, k, 1, m, n, p, w, giving them the Italian sound. Mr. Bingham has begun a translation of the Gospel of Matthew and it is hoped that by Divine aid he may be able to complete the translation of the New Testament in the course of a year, if other labors do not prevent. He has finished in a manner the first chapter today...
Page 412 - Second. The immediate acknowledgment of the right of Mr. Simpson to perform the functions delegated to him by M'r. Charlton • namely, those of Her Britannic Majesty's acting consul; until Her Majesty's pleasure be known upon the reasonableness of your objections to him. The acknowledgment of that right and the reparation for the insult offered to Her Majesty through her acting representative, to be made by a public reception of his commission and the saluting the British flag with twenty-one guns—which...
Page 430 - And David said, What have I to do with you, ye sons of Zeruiah, that ye should this day be adversaries unto me? shall there any man be put to death this day in Israel? for do not I know that I am this day king over Israel? 23 Therefore the king said unto Shimei, Thou shalt not die.
Page 414 - I appoint the hour of two o'clock this afternoon for the interchange of salutes, and I shall expect that you will inform me at what hour on Monday you will be prepared to receive myself and Her Britannic Majesty's representatives. I have the honor to be Your majesty's most obedient humble servant, GEORGE PAULET, Captain.
Page 66 - ... leave. So much like life they looked, that they at first supposed them merely at rest, and it was not until they had come up to them and handled them, that they could detect their mistake.

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