Narrative of a tour through Hawaii, or Owhyhee; with remarks on the history, traditions, manners, customs, and language of the inhabitants of the sandwich island, Volume 6

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For the author, by H. Fiser, son, and P. Jackson, 1826 - Hawaii - 442 pages
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Page 77 - Sirs, why do ye these things ? We also are men of like passions with you, and preach unto you, that ye should turn from these vanities unto the living GOD, which made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all things that are therein ; who in times past suffered all nations to walk in their own ways.
Page 50 - Blessed are the eyes which see the things that ye see: For I tell you that many prophets and kings have desired to see those things which ye see, and have not seen them ; and to hear those things which ye hear, and have not heard them.
Page 49 - And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent: because he hath appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he hath ordained; whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead.
Page 26 - And with him they crucify two thieves, the one on his right hand, and the other on his left. And the scripture was fulfilled, which saith, And he was numbered with the transgressors.
Page 322 - Numbers of dogs, of rather a small size, and something like a terrier, are raised every year as an article of food. They are mostly fed on vegetables ; and we have sometimes seen them kept in yards, with small houses to sleep in. A part of the rent of every tenant who occupies land is paid in dogs for his landlord's table. Though often invited by the natives to join them in partaking of the baked dog, we were never induced to taste of one. The natives, however, say it is sweeter than the flesh of...
Page 101 - Cook's name is thus pronounced by ttae natives. from the other side of the bay, entered the crowd almost breathless, and exclaimed, ' It is war! — the foreigners have commenced hostilities, have fired on a canoe from one of their boats, and killed a chief.
Page 198 - or is there not A tongue in every star, that talks with man, And woos him to be wise ? nor woos in vain: This dead of midnight is the noon of thought, And Wisdom mounts her zenith with the stars. At this still hour the self-collected soul Turns inward, and beholds a stranger there Of high descent, and more than mortal rank...
Page 34 - Honoruru, one or two visits of the missionaries and of some of the native teachers to his house, and letters from Naihe, are the chief advantages he has enjoyed. He appears, indeed, a modern Cornelius, and is a striking manifestation of the sovereignty of that grace of which we trust he has been made a partaker ; and we rejoice in the pleasing hope that He who has " begun a good work, will perform it until the day of Christ.
Page 368 - An institution so universal in its influence, and so inflexible in its demands, contributed very materially to the bondage and oppression of the natives in general. The king, sacred chiefs, and priests, appear to have been the only persons to whom its application was easy; the great mass of the people were at no period of their existence exempt from its influence, and no circumstance in life could excuse their obedience to its demands. The females, in particular, felt all its humiliating and degrading...
Page 421 - Be not weary in well doing ; for, in due season ye shall reap, if ye faint not,' REGULATIONS OF THE SCHOOLS* INSTITUTED AT ST.

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