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POLYNESIAN RESEARCHES,

DURING

A RESIDENCE OF NEARLY SIX YEARS

IN THE

SOUTH SEA ISLANDS;

INCLUDING

DESCRIPTIONS OF THE NATURAL HISTORY AND SCENERY OF THE
ISLANDS WITH REMARKS ON THE HISTORY, MYTHOLOGY,
TRADITIONS, GOVERNMENT, ARTS, MANNERS,
AND CUSTOMS OF THE

INHABITANTS.

BY

WILLIAM ELLIS,

MISSIONARY TO THE SOCIETY AND SANDWICH ISLANDS, AND AUTHOR
OF THE "TOUR OF HAWAII."

"In so vast a field, there will be room to acquire fresh knowledge for centuries to
come, coasts to survey, countries to explore, inhabitants to describe, and perhaps to render
more happy."
COOKE.

IN TWO VOLUMES.
VOL. II.

LONDON:

FISHER, SON, & JACKSON, NEWGATE STREET,

M,DCCC,XXIX.

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CONTENTS OF VOL. II.

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