The Tonga Islands and Other Groups

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Pacific Press Publishing Company, 1890 - Polynesia - 154 pages
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Page 141 - succeeded in getting up the ship's side, where they clung, dripping with brine, and glowing from the
Page 83 - fairly divided by the Chief Dog-fish. Twenty-eight days shall count for one moon. Out of each moon shall be four days' rest, that is to say, the people shall work six days, and on the seventh day they shall do no work. They shall not lie to the Chief Dog-fish,
Page 82 - to the Captain Longbeard and the Chief Dog-fish. If any one of the people die, that which is due to him or her shall be intrusted to the Chief Dog-fish, to be given to his or her family. The Captain
Page 25 - a large roll of gnatoo, a wooden pillow, and a basket containing bottles of oil. The woman
Page 13 - It is better to die than to live innocent and yet be thought capable of treachery.
Page 82 - Chief Dog-fish what the people are to do, and Dog-fish shall tell the people. The Captain Longbeard shall not beat any of the people. The people shall not fight among themselves.
Page 151 - bound his long hair in a knot to keep it from his eyes, and
Page 17 - Why sit you there idle? Why do you not rouse yourself and your men to
Page 83 - is to say, the people shall work six days, and on the seventh day they shall do no work. They shall not lie to the Chief Dog-fish,
Page 82 - We, men and women of Nukunivano, whose marks are put at the bottom of this paper, agree to go with

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