History of the Sandwich Islands Mission

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Congregational Publishing Society, 1870 - Hawaii - 408 pages
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Missions -- Hawaii.
Sandwich Islands Mission.
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Page 235 - and it may be said of him, with the utmost confidence, " Blessed are the dead, which die in the Lord ; they rest from their labors, and their works do follow them." It should be added, that three of his five children are now doing good missionary work in the islands of the
Page 137 - of their subjects also; and hereafter there shall by no means be any law enacted, which is inconsistent with what is above expressed; neither shall any tax be assessed, nor any service or labor required of any man in a manner at variance with the above sentiments. " These sentiments arc hereby proclaimed for
Page 137 - the labor of his hands, and productions of his mind. " God has also established governments and rulers 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
Page 158 - faith enjoy in them all the privileges granted to Protestants. 2. That a site for a Catholic church be given by the government of Honolulu, a port frequented by the French, and that this church be ministered to by priests of their nation. 3. That all
Page 158 - the sum of twenty thousand dollars, as a guarantee of his future conduct towards France, which sum the government will restore to him when it shall consider that the accompanying treaty will be faithfully complied with. 5. That the treaty signed by the king of the Sandwich Islands, as well as the sum above mentioned, be conveyed on board the frigate
Page 127 - agriculturists skilled in raising sugar-cane, cotton, and silk, and in making sugar ; cloth manufacturers, and makers of machinery to work on a large scale ; and a teacher of the chiefs in what pertains to the land, according to the practice of enlightened countries ; and if there be any other teacher that could be
Page 41 - bodies were always cut in pieces, the flesh burnt, and the bones preserved. These were committed to the care of the teachers attend, and speak to the people at my interment. Let me be buried, and let my burial be after the manner of Christ's people. I think very \ much of my grandfather, Taraniopn,
Page 96 - but the new governor was not to be trifled with. To the request for permission to sell to [ foreigners, though not to natives, his reply was: " To horses, cattle, and hogs you may sell rum ; but to real men you must not, on these shores.
Page 42 - and all my deceased relatives. They lived not to see these good times, and to hear of Jesus Christ. They died depending on false gods. I exceedingly mourn and lament on account of them, for they saw not these { good times." \ There is much more related of her that would
Page 221 - other name for the Kaawaloa station. The house was built of stone, and in the first place, every stone had to be carried by the church members on their shoulders an eighth of a mile. The lime had then to be obtained by diving for the coral in from ten to twenty feet of water.

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