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afternoon anchor appeared arms Banks bearing boat body bore bottom breeze brought called canoes Cape carried cloth coast considerable continued course covered direction discovered distance east eight fathom feet fire fish five four fresh gave given half hand happened harbour head hills hour houses Indians inhabitants island kind land latitude leagues least leaves less lies longitude manner means miles morning natives nature never night noon northward o'clock observation Otaheite passed piece plantains presents probably produce reason received remarkable returned river rocks round sail says seemed seen sent seven ship shore side sight situation sometimes soon Sound southward stood thing thought till told took trees Tupia whole wind women wood
Page 35 - But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes and pompous in the grave, solemnizing nativities and deaths with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature.
Page 233 - Though poor the peasant's hut, his feasts though small, He sees his little lot the lot of all; Sees no contiguous palace rear its head, To shame the meanness of his humble shed; No costly lord the sumptuous banquet deal, To make him loathe his vegetable meal...
Page 253 - They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths ; their soul is melted because of trouble. They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man, and are at their wit's end.
Page 254 - In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider : God also hath set the one over against the other, to the end that man should find nothing after him.
Page 30 - Ordain'd to fire th' adoring sons of earth, With every charm of wisdom and of worth ; Ordain'd to light, with intellectual day, The mazy wheels of Nature as they play, Or, warm with Fancy's energy, to glow, And rival all but Shakspeare's name below.
Page 196 - A prospect more rude and craggy is rarely to be met with ; for inland appears nothing but the summits of mountains of a stupendous height, and consisting of rocks that are totally barren and naked, except where they are covered with snow.
Page 334 - By what means the inhabitants of this country are reduced to such a number as it can subsist, is not, perhaps, very easy to guess : whether, like the inhabitants of New Zealand, they are destroyed by the hands of each other in contests for food, whether they are swept off by accidental famine, or whether there is any cause that prevents the increase of the species, must be left for future adventurers to determine.
Page 206 - W. To the north-west of Red Point, and a little way inland, stand.sa round hill, the top of which looks like the crown of a hat. In the afternoon of this day, we had a light breeze at NNW till five in the evening, when it fell calm : At this time, we were between three and four leagues from the shore, and had forty-eight fathom water : The variation by azimuth was 8° 48
Page 5 - ... which he may do in about an hour, he will as completely fulfil his duty to his own and future generations, as the native of our less temperate climate can do by ploughing in the cold of winter, and reaping in the summer's heat, as often as these seasons return; even if, after he has procured bread for his present household, he should convert a surplus into money, and lay it up for his children.