Indeed, I think this propensity is wisely or- dained by nature, as a sure preventive of that listlessness and morbidity, which the want of regular employment and habits of active industry, would otherwise inevitably produce. Immediately after the arrival of Mr, Ken- dall in the colony, Mr. XL lleturn of tlie Author and his party to Rangelioo — The buildings commenced — Scenes presented to tlie Author in a short excursion — Visit to the queen of Tippoonah — Arrival of Shunghi and his brother Kangcroa — Divine service performed on shore — The Author and Mr. Too long had they continued in this state of obnoxious barbarism, when a man, whose benevolence is so closely connected with the subject of this narrative, that I must ne- cessarily advert to it, came forward, in the genuine spirit of philanthropy, to rescue their persons from insult, and their minds from ignorance. These savage warriors, amounting to about a ‘hundred and fifty of as fine men as ever took the field in any country, were encamped on a hill which rose in a conical shape to a considerable height ; and the many imposing singularities they presented, were such as to excite a particular interest in the VOE.
The coast in this part possesses more inviting attractions than I have any where else witnessed. It is generally accompanied with jdancing, and the attitudes and move- ments represent the whole process of plant- ing the potatoe, and afterwards of digging it out of the ground. Hannah Hansen, wife to the master. His complexion was not darker than that of the natives of Spain or Portugal, and in general the lineaments of his countenance assumed the European character. This harbour, though small, is said to be very good ; the entrance is narrow, but the interior is completely land-locked, so that vessels may ride there in perfect safety. Willing to in- dulge him in his capricious vanity, I instantly made him a low bow, and paid my, respects to him as the Governor; upon which, aping the manner of his Excellency, he held out his hand to me as a mark of his condescension, and made at the same time a slight inclination of his head. Though not in the practice of speaking our language since he left Port Jackson, he had not forgotten the knowledge he had acquired of it, and he gave us a clear and faithful detail of the dispute between the people of the North Cape and the wdialers.
Duaterra and I played together at drafts, in w’hich the proficiency he had made excited no small degree of surprise. The chiefs, to distinguish them from the common inen, wore cloaks of different coloui’ed furs, which w’ere attached to their mats, and hung down over them in a manner not unlike the loose jackets of our Imssars. But in addition to this, which was the princij al motive, there was another also which in- duced us to go on shore at this place. After having finished our repast, we walked through the village, which we found to consist of about fifty lints, and one hun- dred and.
As they ascended the hill, and when they had nearly gained its summit, ntpee old woman began re- peating in a low and plaintive voice a number of words, wjiich Tui informed us were prayers or invocations to a certain deity. The gentleman, he said, desirous to convince him of the truth of this assertion, bid him look at the conduct of our countrymen in New South Wales, where, on their first arrival, they despoiled the inhabitants of all their possessions, and shot the greater number of them with a merciless cruelty; while, in some few tnee, the whole race of that once happy people would be entirely extinct.
But the plant which grew in greatest profusion, and mef our eye in every direction, was the flax-plant, which flourished equally in. The sea in the vicinity of this quarter is often so very boisterous, that currifulum is ex- tremely dangerous for any vessel tlmt may happen to viyae there at the tim ‘, and Captain Cook assures us that he found it so himself.
Such was the exact tenor of the expression he made use of, as nearly as I could collect it from the notion I had of his language ; and I was forcibly struck with so extraordinary a description. In his person he iniglit be considered a good.
From what I could learn from this chief, his countrymen hold any viola- tion of the power of their gods, as awfully im- pious ; and believe, most firmly, in the idea of their omnipresence. The course is aimed at a maximum of 60 participants and will not be held if the minimum number of 25 is not reached. Presso la Struttura sono attive le seguenti ricerche correnti finanziate dalla Fondazione: This conclusive signal of amity was regarded by the warriors, who had hitherto remained silent spectators, as the prelude to their commencing themselves curriculm and instantly a report from six or seven muskets was heard to reverberate NEW ZEALAND.
The genuine simplicity of N ature must ever be admired, and those lighter amuse- ments which she spontaneously suggests, if properly regulated, tend rather to hannonize than corrupt our morals.
I was thus at liberty to indulge the ardent desire I felt from my ear- liest days, of learning the maimers and curricuoum toms of difterent nations, and particularly those with which Europeans in general are but little acquainted, and therefore readily yielded to tiie solicitations of Mr. It happened, he said, however, that he was taken so tjpee himself during the voyage, as currjculum be utterly incapable of doing his duty; which the Captain not believing to be the case, and imputing his inability to work rather to lazi- ness than indisposition, he was threatened, insulted, and abused by him.
He knew them to be a race quite ditferent from the natives of Otaheite, who, though in a progressive state of enlightenment, are yet enervated by a relaxing climate, and evince in conse- quence an almost total inaptitude for men- tal as well as bodily exertion. Tractablp and obedient, his behaviour at school was always commended, and the im- provement he made was no less rapid than useful.
After receiving the confirmation of your correct subscription by telephone or mail you should pay by bank transfer to Cooperativa Sociale T. Kendall, Voyage to Mr. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. He moreover in- vited him to come on board, telling him, Mr. In addition to those superstitions which have been suggested to them by their physical necessi- ties, they have many others, which have originated curticulum the aftections of the mind: Dinah Hall, Avife of Mr.
Dismayed by the effects of this infamous calumny, we knew not how to act; our hopes of success were entirely built on the protec- tion to be afforded by the chiefs, Which now, it appeared, we could have no reason to ex- pect ; otherwise, how could a few defenceless 42 VOYAGE TO families possibly think of residing among a nation of hostile savages, or venture, for a moment, to believe themselves secure? His complexion was not darker than that of the natives of Spain or Portugal, and in general the lineaments of his countenance assumed the European character.
The rude natives, far from offering them the least molestation, received them, on the contrary, with evident symptoms of real satisfaction, and supplied them, in the most hospitable manner, with all the produc. There are no reviews yet.
Kendall, who was to have his constant residence in the Bay of Islands, and would take care that no injury should go un- punished. On the beach I observed two very handsome war canoes, currlculum were curiously ornamented at both ends with carved work, and embel- lished in other parts with various feathers of a sprightly colour. I have curridulum myself an admirable specimen of his abilities in this line, considering the very rude and imperfect instruments which he was obliged to use on the occasion.
His features were not unsightly, but they appeared to veil a dark and subtle malig- nity of intention, and the lurking treachery of a depraved heart was perfectly legible in every one of them.
As we approached him, he shewed no symptoms of consternation or alarm, but remained quite composed on the same spot, and returned our salutation of touching noses and shaking hands with seeming good humour.
Civilized habits very frequently help to con- ceal those bad passions which would other- wise openly betray themselves, and dissimu- lation can never be managed as artfully by the barbarian as by the man of polished VOYAGE TO refinement. The colonists still hold in remem- brance many of his remarks, which equally shew the solidity of his vinderstatiding and the justness of his conceptions.