The Pilgrims of Hawaii: Their Own Story of Their Pilgrimage from New England and Life Work in the Sandwich Islands, Now Known as Hawaii

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Fleming H. Revell Company, 1918 - Hawaii - 351 pages
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Page 226 - If it had not been the LORD who was on our side, when men rose up against us : Then they had swallowed us up quick, when their wrath was kindled against us...
Page 202 - Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf shall be unstopped. Then shall the lame man leap as an hart and the tongue of the dumb sing, for in the wilderness shall waters break out, and streams in the desert.
Page 23 - Young man, sit down! When God pleases to convert the heathen he will do it without your aid or mine.
Page 14 - No alien land in all the world has any deep, strong charm for me but that one, no other land could so longingly and so beseechingly haunt me, sleeping and waking, through half a lifetime, as that one has done. Other things leave me, but it abides; other things change, but it remains the same. For me its balmy airs are always blowing, its summer seas flashing in the sun...
Page 162 - Spirit of the Lord has lifted up a standard against him. There has probably been no period since the commencement of the mission when the progress of truth has been so rapid and the victories of the cross so numerous and glorious as during the year that is past. At every station there has been a revival of religion. A great multitude have professedly turned to the Lord. From letter by Mr.
Page 250 - Wines, brandies, and other spirituous liquors, are, however, excepted from this stipulation, and shall be liable to such reasonable duty as the Hawaiian Government may think fit to lay upon them; provided always that the amount of duty shall not be so high as absolutely to prohibit the importation of the said articles.
Page 103 - 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 through her tabus, then you must fear and serve the Lord Jehovah. All the gods of Hawaii are vain.
Page 197 - ... quarter of a mile. This was done by the women in calabashes, each one filling her calabash with lime and carrying it on her shoulder to the building, in all about seven hundred barrels of lime.
Page 21 - After my return I related to Pali, my native woman, some of the fearful disclosures made at the meeting. 'My mother had ten children,' said she. 'My brother, now with you, and myself, are all that escaped death at her hands. This brother was buried, too, but I loved him very much and determined to save him, if I could. I watched my mother and saw where she buried him. As soon as she went away, I ran and dug him up. He was not dead. I ran away many miles with him, and kept him hid with some friends...
Page 221 - I was never before so deeply impressed with the extent and accuracy of his knowledge of the Scriptures as I was a few months ago while attending a protracted meeting in this place. Bartimeus was called on, with only a few hours' notice, to preach at an evening meeting.

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