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Polynesian Researches: During a Residence of Nearly Eight Years in ..., Volume 3
Affichage du livre entier - 1831
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Page 28 - I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me.
Page 14 - Saviour comes ! by ancient bards foretold ! Hear Him, ye deaf; and all ye blind, behold ! He from thick films shall purge the visual ray, And on the sightless eyeball pour the day: 'Tis he the obstructed paths of sound shall clear, And bid new music charm th' unfolding ear: The dumb shall sing, the lame his crutch forego, And leap exulting, like the bounding roe.
Page 264 - In these regions may be seen islands in every stage of their formation : " some presenting little more than a point or summit of a branching coralline pyramid, at a depth scarcely discernible through the transparent waters ; others spreading, like submarine gardens or shrubberies, beneath the surface ; or presenting here and there a little bank of broken coral and sand, over which the rolling wave occasionally breaks...
Page 100 - Missionaries illustrated the general principles of scripture, that in all the public stations they sustained , they were to do unto others as they would that others should do unto them...
Page 146 - ... in eighteen articles. After reading and explaining the several articles, he asked the chiefs if they approved of them. They replied aloud, ' We agree to them ; we heartily agree to them.' The king then addressed the people, and desired them, if they approved of the laws, to signify the same by lifting up their right hands. This was unanimously done, with a remarkable rushing noise, owing to the thousands of arms being lifted at once.
Page 96 - After reading and explaining the several particulars, he asked the chiefs if they approved of them. They replied, aloud, " We agree to them— we heartily agree to them." The king then addressed the people, and desired them, if they approved of the laws, to signify the same by holding up their right hands.
Page 58 - I love you, and I desire to dwell with you in the fold of Christ, and to join with you in eating the holy bread, and drinking the holy wine. What is the holy bread ? It is the body of Christ, which he gave to save sinners.
Page 59 - This is the reason why I hope I have a new heart. The heart I have now is not like the heart I formerly had. The one I have now is very bad, it is unbelieving, and inclined to evil. But it is not like the one I formerly had. Yes; I think I have a new heart.
Page 295 - Tetoro •truck one of the little ones with his foot ; the child cried, and though the chief had his mat on, and his gun in his hand, and was in the act of stepping into the boat where we were waiting for him, he no sooner heard its cries, than he turned back, took the child up in his arms, stroked its little head, dried its tears, and giving it to the mother hastened to join us.