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Four years in the Pacific : In Her Majesty’s ship “Collingwood from 1844 to 1848 – Volume II

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Titre : Four years in the Pacific : In Her Majesty’s ship “Collingwood from 1844 to 1848 – Volume II

Auteur : Frederick F. Walpole (1822-1876)
Editeur : Richard Bentley – Londres
Date : 1849
Sujet :
CHAPTER V.
THE SOCIETY ISLES—TAHEITE. BEAUTIFUL APPEARANCE OF TAHEITE. — THE BAY OF PAPIETE.— DISCOVERY. — ATTACHMENT TO THE ENGLISH. — ABUNDANT VEGETATION.— SCENERY.— THE NATIVES.— THEIR COSTUME.— OBSERVANCE OF SUNDAY.— LOVE OF STRONG LIQUORS. EXCURSION – THE GUAVA. — VISIT TO TOMA PHOR.— WARM WELCOME. — POMARE’S ILL- ADVISED ACT. THE NATIONAL COLOURS.— THE RUNAWAY. — EXCURSION. MEANS OF RESISTANCE.— SKIRMISH.—INDIAN GRAVES.— BURIAL.— THE MERRY BATH.— THE REPAST. COOKERY. — THE FEAST. — THE DANCE. — THE WOMEN OF FATAWA. A DEATH SCENE. — FUNERAL. — THE BROOM-ROAD. — COOK’S ORANGE-GROVE. —GATHERING COCOA-NUTS.— FINE FLAVOUR WHEN FRESH.—NATIVE TREASON.—SKIRMISH.—DISLIKE OF THE FRENCH. 81
CHAPTER VI.
EXCURSIONS.
CROSSING STREAMS.—HOSPITALITY.—ANOTHER SKIRMISH.—VICTOR, THE MALTESE.—GAME AT BALL.— BLOCK-HOUSES.—ANECDOTE.— DETERIORATION OF CHARACTER.—POMARE.—HER HISTORY.—HER HUSBAND.— OTHER SOVEREIGNS. — THE MESSAGE. — RECEPTION.— NATIVES ASSEMBLED.—ANSWER ANSWER OF THE NATIVES.—LEGEND.—PROPHECY.—EXTRACT FROM JOURNAL. 118
CHAPTER VII.
ISLANDS OF THE SOCIETY GROUP.
EIMEO— LEGEND.— THE FLAG OF FRANCE. — MISSIONARIES. — NATURAL STRENGTH—VALUE AS A MILITARY POSITION.—TRADE.—THE TREATY OF 1842.—NEGLECTED RIGHTS. THE M ISSIONARIES.— LEGEND OFTHE VINE.—PITCAIRN’S ISLAND.—POPULATION.—GOVERNMENT.— HUAHEINE. —RAIATEA.—INTERVIEW WITH POMARE.—FIRST LAND CREATED.—BORA BORA. —CONFERENCE PROPOSED.—THE MEETING.—THE PRAYER.—THE MESSAGE. — EFFECT OF MUSIC.— EXCITEMENT. — ROROTOE.— CONVERSION TO CHRISTIANITY. 153
CHAPTER XIV.
TAHEITE.—SECOND VISIT
TAHEITE: SECOND VISIT.—PROGRESS OF THE FRENCH.—FORT TAKEN.— NATIVES DELIVER UP THEIR ARMS.—SORROW AND RAGE.—PLAN FOR SETTLING OF THE ISLANDS.—THE LEGEND OF ANORO.—THE LEGEND.—TATOOING—THE DANCE.—EXACT TIME.—INCREASED ATTACHMENT TO THE FRENCH. — FESTIVAL.—REVIEW.—BOAT-RACE.—ANECDOTE . 302
CHAPTER XV.
THE NAVIGATORS’ ISLANDS.
PASSAGE – BOUGAINVILLE’S DISCOVERY.—TRAFFIC WITH THE NATIVES. – OBJECTOf THE EXPEDITION.—LA PEROUSE. — BOATS SENT FOR WATER. — BOATS AGROUND — THE NATIVES ATTACK THEM. — DISASTROUS FLIGHT.—FATE OF LAPEROUSE.—HEAVY RAINS.— CORALLINES.—THE CANOES. —DISTANT VOYAGES. — HEAD-DRESSES. — LEAP-GARMENTS. — WOMEN’S DRESS – THE CHURCH.—HOUSES.—MATS—SCHOOL.—THE SAVAGE AT HIS ARITHMETIC – WAR CLUBS.—OTHER WEAPONS . 320
Type : Monographie imprimée
Langue : Anglais
Droits : Domaine public
Identifiant : a2647617
Source : Harold B. Lee Library
Numérisation : Brigham Young University
Lien : https://archive.org/details/fouryearsinpacif02walp

 
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Categories:   1840 - 1849, Anglais, Archive.org (USA), Brigham Young University, Harold B. Lee Library, îles Sous-le-Vent, Océanie / Pacifique, Société, Tahiti

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