A Visit to the South Seas, in the U.S. Ship Vincennes: During the Years 1829 and 1830; with Scenes in Brazil, Peru, Manila, the Cape of Good Hope, and St. Helena, Том 2
J.P. Haven, 1831
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Страница 257 - If you thus behave yourselves, and so become a terror to evil doers and a praise to them that do well...
Страница 128 - The President also anxiously hopes that peace, and kindness, and justice, will prevail between your people and those citizens of the United States who visit your islands, and that the regulations of your Government will be such as to enforce them upon all. Our citizens who violate your laws, or interfere with your regulations, violate at the same time their duty to their own government and country, and merit censure and punishment.
Страница 340 - High is his couch; — the ocean flood, Far, far below, by storms is curled ; As round him heaved, while high he stood, A stormy and unstable world. Alone he sleeps! The mountain cloud, That night hangs round him, and the breath Of morning scatters, is the shroud That wraps the conqueror's clay in death. Pause here ! The far-off...
Страница 156 - ... should come into the enclosure, devouring the crop, such cattle would be forfeited, and become the property of the owner of the crop. Many have been seized, but they were begged off, and given up again : this has been done many times. Why then are you so quick to be angry ? For, within the enclosure was the place where the cow was wounded, after which she made her way out. What, then, means your declaration that the cow was wantonly shot in the common ? The cow would not have been killed for...
Страница 70 - ... on the north, towards the chapel ; and by degrees their numbers increased, till, in a short time, every path along the beach and over the uplands, presented an almost uninterrupted procession of both sexes and of every age, all pressing to the house of God.
Страница 71 - The scene, as looked on from our ship, in the stillness of a brightly beaming sabbatli morning, way well calculated with its associations, to prepare the mind for strong impressions on a nearer view, when the conclusion of our own public worship should allow us to go on shore. Mr. Goodrich had apprised us, that he had found it expedient to hold the services of the sabbath...
Страница 272 - The constant complaining against the missionaries is irksome in the extreme, and in such contrast with the conduct of the missionaries themselves, that I could not but remark their circumspection and reserve with admiration...
Страница 128 - ... in the arts of civilized life, and for the cultivation of harmony and good will between your nation and the people of the United States. He has heard with interest and admiration of the rapid progress which has been made by your people in acquiring a knowledge of letters and the true religion — the religion of the Christian's Bible.
Страница 154 - This is my decision for you: we assent to the request of the English residents; we grant the protection of the laws; that is the sum of your petition. This therefore is my proclamation, which I make known to you, all people from foreign countries: — The laws of my country prohibit Murder, Theft, Adultery...