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" ... headlong into the water. — The inhabitants of Rurutu have a singular and less pleasant method of conveying their friends from a boat, &c. to the shore. On the arrival of strangers, every man endeavours to obtain one as a friend, and carry him off... "
Polynesian researches - Page 100
de William Ellis - 1831
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Missionary Register

1822 - 584 pages
...saying, " These are the worshippers of the True God." He, afterward explained it as their custom, that, on the arrival of strangers, every man endeavours to obtain one as a friend ; and to carry him off to his own habitation, where he a treated with the greatest kindliest by the 3 Z whole...
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Polynesian Researches, During a Residence of Nearly Six Years in ..., Volume 2

William Ellis - 1829 - 576 pages
...carried, either across a river, or from the boat to the shore. On these occasions they have assisted us to mount in ancient regal style. Though we generally...to obtain one as a friend, and carry him off to his o%vn habitation, where he is treated with the greatest kindness by the inhabitants of the district...
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Polynesian Researches: During a Residence of Nearly Eight Years in ..., Volume 3

William Ellis - 1833 - 316 pages
...stream, without any other inconvenience than that which has arisen from the apprehension of losing pur balance, and falling headlong into the water. —...when a man sees his neighbour carrying a friend or a nev.'-comer on his shoulders, he attacks him — a ..fight ensues for the possession of the prize —...
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Polynesian Researches: During a Residence of Nearly Eight Years in ..., Volume 3

William Ellis - 1833 - 380 pages
...other inconvenience than that which has arisen from the apprehension of losing our balance, and faUing headlong into the water. — The inhabitants of Rurutu...place him on a high seat, and feed him with abundance HOMAGE TO CHIEFS. 83 of the finest food. After an arrival from a strange island, when a man sees his...
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The Cruise of the Snark

Jack London - 1911 - 372 pages
...outrigger canoe. CHAPTER XII The High Seat of Abundance On the arrival of strangers, every man endeavored to obtain one as a friend and carry him off to his...seat and feed him with abundance of the finest food. Polynesian Researches. THE Snark was lying at anchor at Raiatea, just off the village of Uturoa. She...
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Our Hawaii: (islands and Islanders)

Charmian London - 1922 - 486 pages
...nearly a century ago, in his Polynesian Researches: "On the arrival of strangers, every man endeavored to obtain one as a friend and carry him off to his...seat and feed him with abundance of the finest food." Such was Captain Cook's experience when he discovered Hawaii, and despite what happened to him because...
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The New Hawaii

Charmian London, Jack London - 1923 - 312 pages
...nearly a century ago, in his Polynesian Researches: " On the arrival of strangers, every man endeavoured to obtain one as a friend and carry him off to his...seat and feed him with abundance of the finest food." Such was Captain Cook's experience when he discovered Hawaii, and despite what happened to him because...
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Unsettled Narratives: The Pacific Writings of Stevenson, Ellis, Melville and ...

David Farrier - 2007 - 290 pages
...brief quote from Ellis's Polynesian Researches: "On the arrival of strangers, every man endeavoured to obtain one as a friend and carry him off to his...of the district; they place him on a high seat and feet him with abundance of the finest foods."135 This quotation prefixes London's account of his experience...
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