The History of Prince Lee Boo, Son of Abba Thulle,king of the Pelew Islands: With an Account of Lee Boo's Death

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T.Hughes, 1823
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Page 103 - To the Memory of PRINCE LEE Boo, a native of the Pelew or Palos Islands, and son to Abba Thulle, rupack or king of the island Coorooraa, who departed this life on the 27th of December 1784, aged 20 years: this stone is inscribed by the Honourable United East India Company as a testimony of esteem for the humane and kind treatment afforded by his father to the crew of their ship, the Antelope, Captain Wilson, which was wrecked off that island in the night of the gth of August 1783. Stop, reader, stop...
Page 103 - To the memory of Prince LEE BOO, A native of the Pelew Or Palos Islands ; And son to Abba Thulle, rupack or king of the Island Coorooraa who departed this life on the 27th of December, 1784, aged 20 years ; This stone is inscribed, by the Honourable...
Page 78 - Wilson by the company concerning this personage, and the country he had brought him from, which no European had ever visited before. He obligingly entered on many particular...
Page 71 - Captain Wilson to get him a book, and point out to him the letters, that he might, when he knew them, be instructed in reading.
Page 76 - He could scarcely conceive what it meant. He jumped in, and jumped out again ; felt and pulled aside the curtains ; got into bed, and then got out a second time to admire its exterior form. At length, having become acquainted with its use and convenience, he laid himself down to sleep, saying " that in England there was a house for everything." HIS CONDUCT IN ENGLAND. " It was not, I believe, more than a week after his arrival...
Page 70 - ... knots now having greatly multiplied, he was obliged to repeat them over every day, to refresh his memory, and often to recur to Captain Wilson or others when he had forgot what any particular knot referred to. The officers in the Morse, with whom only he associated, when they...
Page 73 - ... refreshing coolness they afforded, and observed that his own countrymen were ignorant of the advantages they might enjoy, saying that on this island they had but little wood, yet applied it to a good purpose ; that at Pelew they had great abundance, and knew not how to use it; adding, that when he went back he would speak to the king, tell him how defective they were, and have men employed to make such bowers as he had seen.
Page 106 - ... still buoyed up by hope; — he will fancy him pacing inquisitively the sea-shore, and often commanding his people to ascend every rocky height, and glance their eyes along the level line of the horizon which bounds the surrounding ocean, to see if haply it might not in some part be broken by the distant appearance of a returning sail. " Lastly, he will view the good ABBA...
Page 44 - In vain were they told there was no room in the vessel for any thing more; each held up a little something —

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