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CONTENTS OF VOL. III.
FROM PAGE 1 TO PAGE 33.
Establishment of new stations at Mahapu and MaevaAppearance of the lake and surrounding sceneryIncreased desire for books-Applications from the blind -Account of Hiro an idolatrous priest-Methods of distributing books-Dangerous voyages-Motives influencing to desire the scriptures-Character of the translation-Cause of delay in baptizing native convertsGeneral view of the ordinance-Baptism of the kingPreparatory instructions-First baptism in HuahineMode of applying the water-Introduction of Christian names-Baptism of infants-Views and feelings of the parents.
FROM PAGE 34 TO PAGE 52.
Interesting state of the people-Extensive prevalence of a severe epidemic-Former diseases in the islands comparatively few and mild-Priests the general physicians -Native practice of physie-Its intimate connexion with sorcery-Gods of the healing art--The tuabu, or broken back-Insanity-Native warm bath-Oculists-Surgery-Setting a broken neck or back-The operation of trepan - Native remedies superseded by European medicine-Need of a more abundant supply-Former cruelty towards the sick-Parricide-Present treatment of invalids-Death of Messrs. Tessier and BicknellDying charge to the people-Missionary responsibility.