Scenes in the Hawaiian Islands and California

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American Tract Society, 1814 - California - 238 pages
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Page 237 - In foreign realms and lands remote, Supported by Thy care, Through burning climes they pass unhurt, And breathe in tainted air.
Page 238 - I'll adore ; And praise thee for thy mercies past, And humbly hope for more. My life, if thou preserv'st my life, Thy sacrifice shall be ; And death, if death must be my doom, Shall join my soul to thee.
Page 237 - When by the dreadful tempest borne High on the broken wave, They know thou art not slow to hear, Nor impotent to save. 4 The storm is laid, the winds retire, Obedient to thy will ; The sea, that roars at thy command, At thy command is still.
Page 117 - And ye shall measure from without the city on the east side two thousand cubits, and on the south side two thousand cubits, and on the west side two thousand cubits, and on the north side two thousand cubits; and the city shall be in the midst: this shall be to them the suburbs of the cities.
Page 100 - There, in full view of the fiery pit, she thus addressed her followers:--"Jehovah is my God. He kindled these fires. I fear not Pele. If I perish by the anger of Pele, then you may fear the power of Pele; but if I trust in Jehovah, and he should save me from the wrath of Pele, when I break through her tabus, then you must fear and serve the Lord Jehovah. All the Gods of Hawaii are vain! Great is Jehovah's goodness in sending teachers to turn us from these vanities to the living God and the way of...
Page 106 - THE LORD'S PRAYER. Our Father which art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will he done in earth, as it is in heaven.
Page 99 - There, in full view of the terrific panorama before them, the effects of an agency often appalling, she calmly addressed the company thus : " Jehovah is my God. He kindled these fires. I fear not Pele. If I perish by the anger of Pele, then you may fear the power of Pele ; but if I trust in Jehovah, and he shall save me from the wrath of Pele when I break...
Page 144 - Woimea, the old men, the aged women, the strong men, the youth and children, tender, through me, their salutation to you, the Secretary, your companion and daughter. Great indeed is our joy to see you, to welcome you to our land. You have been Bent by...
Page 37 - ... measured seventeen and a quarter feet long, and eighteen feet broad ; the skin was blackish-brown, and underneath, black and white ; its mouth was two feet nine inches wide, and the skull five feet. One was captured in the harbor of Kingston on the island of Jamaica, which had strength enough to drag three or four boats fastened together at the rate of four miles an hour. The...
Page 145 - Mr. Bingham and company, came to these islands to proclaim the blessed gospel to us, who knew not God, nor had heard of the death of Jesus, the Messiah, the Saviour of -the world. It was you, the Missionary Society you represent, that loved us, and sent the good missionaries to our dark land. " The king and his premier allowed the missionaries to dwell with...

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