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Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition ... 1838[to] ... 1842
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appearance arrival banks basaltic black ledge boats canoes Captain cattle Charles Wilkes chiefs coast colour Columbia Columbia river consequence covered crater crew cultivation difficulty distance district Drayton duties eight encamped Engraved falls fifty fish formed harbour Hawaii Hawaiian hills Hilo Honolulu horses hour Hudson Bay Company hundred feet Indians island Judd Kaahumanu Kamehameha III Kauai Kilauea kind king labour Lahaina lake land latter lava Lieutenant Budd Lieutenant Johnson longitude Maui Mauna Kea Mauna Loa miles mission missionaries morning mountain natives night Nisqually o'clock Oahu observations obtained officers Okonagan party passed plain Porpoise prairie quantities reached river rock route salmon scoria seemed seen ship shore side snow soil station stream summit supply survey thing thousand took trees tribe twenty Vancouver vessels Vincennes Waimea Wallawalla whole Willamette wind wood
Page 174 - Soon after the explosion commenced a number of meteorites fell to the ground over an area a mile and a half in length and half a mile in breadth.
Page 21 - God has also established governments and rule for the purposes of peace ; but in making laws for a nation, it is by no means proper to enact laws for the protection of rulers only, without also providing protection for their subjects ; neither is it proper to enact laws to enrich the chiefs only, without regard to...
Page 502 - That the catholic worship be declared free throughout all the dominions subject to the king of the Sandwich Islands, that the members of this religious faith shall enjoy in them all the privileges granted to protesttants.
Page 21 - Protection is hereby secured to the persons of all the people, together with their lands, their building lots, and all their property, while they conform to the laws of the kingdom, and nothing whatever shall be taken from any individual except by express provision of the laws.
Page 293 - Mere description can give little idea of the terrors of the bar of the Columbia : all who have seen it have spoken of the wildness of the scene, and the incessant roar of the waters, representing it as one of the most fearful sights that can possibly meet the eye of the sailor.
Page 439 - there will come from the rising sun a different kind of men from any you have yet seen, who will bring with them a book, and will teach you everything, and after that the world will fall to...
Page 22 - That no law shall be enacted which is at variance with the word of the Lord Jehovah, or at variance with the general spirit of His word.
Page 503 - Catholic religion into the country. And whether in the treatment which has been shown to any subject of the government of France, they have directly or indirectly recommended the course pursued by your government, and also whether in the attempts made under your authority to suppress the public exercise of the Roman Catholic religion on the part of your own subjects, they have countenanced those attempts.
Page 501 - French government has extended towards them for several years, they are undoubtedly ignorant how potent it is, and that in the world there is not a power which is capable of preventing it from punishing its enemies ; otherwise they would have endeavored to merit its favor, or not to incur its displeasure, as they have done in ill treating the French.