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A Narrative Of A Nine Months Residence In New Zealand In

Auhtor: Augustus Earle

Language: english
Published: 1909

Genres:

travel
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Review by A. Dent, June 2010


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... on his Lordship's first expedition against the Barbary States. He afterwards visited the ruins of Carthage and the remains of the ancient city of ...
... among themselves. We came to an anchor off a native village called Pakanae, where two chiefs of consequence came on board, who soon cleared ...
... employed in planting a small, cleared patch of land. He appeared highly delighted at beholding strangers and all his wives came from their occupations ...
... relating the particulars of that melancholy, yet interesting event, is here inserted:-. Ship, City of Edinburgh, Lima, Oct. 20, 1810. Sir,-. I ...
... those who have only their native implements of offence, he will sacrifice everything. The value attached by them to muskets, and their ceaseless desire ...
... They cannot be made to comprehend that every white man does not know how to make a musket, or, at least, to repair it. . CHAPTER XIX. ENTERTAINED ...
... with another of their barbarous customs, which is, whenever a misfortune happens to a community, or an individual, every person, even the friends ...
... as soon as possible. The affair was simply this: Atoi had two wives. During the time of our visit to his village, he was absent, and had entrusted ...
... of New South Wales hired the brig Wellington to convey a number of prisoners to Norfolk Island, most of whom were felons of the worst description: ...
... Tooker, etc., etc. My friend Shulitea (King George) sent him every day the choicest things from his own table. Though thus basking in the full sunshine ...
... that every one when dead, good or bad, bondsman or free, is assembled on an island situated near the North Cape, where both the necessaries and comforts ...
... to make some trifling presents amongst them for there never were a people more anxious to cultivate a friendly intercourse with British subjects than ...
... we had with us we concealed about our persons but, as they neared our beach, our fears subsided, on finding there were only a few men in each. Three ...
... of civilly driving them out of our house when we grew tired of their company. But when I began to play before the Tucopeans, the effect it had instantly ...
... to him the nature of my situation, and asked his assistance in getting me safely over to Hokianga. He replied, there would certainly be great ...
... it would prove equally injurious to them, as they had settlements on both sides of the island. But their greatest alarm was occasioned by their possessions ...
... who reads the account of that melancholy transaction must acknowledge the unfortunate captain was most to blame. But that event took place nieen years ...
... every day working as hard as any slave in assisting in the erection of houses for the accommodation of his new settlers. He has actually removed from ...
... it. This, said they, is the white man's God, who directs them safely to different countries, and then can guide them home again. Out of compliment ...
... In the introduction, Ellison introduces the concept of 'slippage', or the falling apart of one's life, as the underlying theme of the book. In ...