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History and General Views of the Sandwich Islands' Mission (1839)
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Page 132 - 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 81 - That is not me — not Kamehameha." The captain then said : ' ' By marks on this slate I can tell my mate, who is at a distance, to send me his handkerchief," and proceeded to write the order. Kamehameha gave the slate to a servant, who carried it to the mate and brought the handkerchief. Kamehameha then took the two — the slate and the handkerchief. He looked at the writing and at the handkerchief — they did not look alike. He felt of the two — they did not feel alike. And what connection...
Page 83 - On receiving the square from her, he said, ' Stay, daughter ; how do you know that this is what Mr. Williams wants?' 'Why,' she replied, ' did you not bring me a chip just now ?' 'Yes,' said the astonished warrior, 'but I did not hear it say anything.
Page 13 - Arise, shine ; for thy light is come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee. For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people : but the Lord shall rise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee. And the Gentiles shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy rising.
Page 83 - With this the chief leaped out of the house ; and catching up the mysterious piece of wood, he ran through the settlement, with the chip in one hand and the square in the other, holding them up as high as his arms could reach, and shouting as he went, ' See the wisdom of these English people ; they can make chips talk...
Page 238 - ... teeth, for the Cookees had brought them bright things, which were so sharp that the operation afforded pleasure rather than pain ; and that they had no need now to go down to the water to look at themselves, because these wonderful people had brought them small shining things, which they could carry about with them, and in which they could see themselves as plainly as they could see each other. These, with a variety of other
Page 83 - for it made known to me what he wanted, and all you have to do is to return with it as quickly as possible." With this the chief leaped out of the house; and catching up the mysterious piece of wood, he ran through the settlement with the chip in one hand and the square in the other, holding them up as high as his arms...
Page 228 - Some of the natives cried out, " Good is the word of God : it is now well with Aitutaki! The good word has taken root at Aitutaki!
Page 239 - as the people return from the services, I take my seat by the wayside, and beg a bit of the word of them as they pass by : one gives me one piece, another another piece, and I collect them together in my heart, and by thinking over what I thus obtain, and praying to God to make me know, I understand a little about his word.
Page 224 - Some six or seven years after this, I visited the same island again, and found that this miserable remnant of the former population had fought so frequently and so desperately, that the only survivors were five men, three women, and a few children! and at that period there was a contention among them as to which should be king!