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" Tooitonga, or any of his family), but which, to us, may well appear barbarous in the extreme ; that is to say, the custom of cutting and wounding themselves with clubs, stones, knives, or sharp shells. One at a time, or two or three together, would... "
An Account of the Natives of the Tonga Islands, in the South Pacific Ocean - Side 309
af William Mariner - 1827
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An Account of the Natives of the Tonga Islands in the South Pacific ..., Bind 1

William Mariner - 1817
...or two or three together, running into the middle of the circle, formed by the spectators, to gi>e these proofs of their extreme sorrow for the death,...departed friend. The sentiments expressed by these victims of popular superstition were to the following purpose : " Finow ! I know well your mind ; "...
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Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications

Constable and co, ltd - 1827
...themselves with clubs, stones, knives, or sharp shells. One at a time, or two or three together, would ran into the middle of the circle formed by the spectators,...Finow ! I know well your mind ; you have departed to Boiotoo, and left your people under suspicion that I, or some of those about you, were unfaithful :...
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A Voyage Through the Islands of the Pacific Ocean

1856 - 168 sider
...wounding themselves with clubs, stones, and sharp shells—one, two, or three at a time running into the circle formed by the spectators, to give these proofs of their grief for the death of their friend. After these savage expressions of sorrow had been continued for...
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Curiosities of savage life

James Greenwood - 1864
...themselves with clubs, stones, knives, or sharp shells ; one at a time, or two or three together, running into the middle of the circle formed by the spectators...departed friend. The sentiments expressed by these victims of popular superstition were to the following purpose. "Finow, I know well your mind ; you...
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The Natural History of Man: Australia, New Zealand, Polynesia, America, Asia ...

John George Wood - 1870 - 864 sider
...given by Mariner. The following is his translation of the death-chant and accompanying proceedings. " ' Finow, I know well your mind ; you have departed to...under suspicion that I or some of those about you are unfaithful ; but where is the proof of infidelity ? where is a single instance of disrespect ?...
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The natural history of man, Bind 2

John George Wood - 1870
...given by Mariner. The following is his translation of the death-chant 'Ы accompanying proceedings. " Finow, I know well your mind ; you have departed to Bolotoo, and left your people, ï;j<ler suspicion that I or some of those about you are unfaithful ; but where is the proof M infidelity...
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Folk-lore in the Old Testament: Studies in Comparative Religion ..., Bind 3

James George Frazer - 1919
...king of Tonga. The assembled chiefs and nobles on that occasion, he tells us, evinced their grief by cutting and wounding themselves with clubs, stones,...proofs of their extreme sorrow for the death, and their great respect for the memory, of their departed lord and friend. Thus one would cry, " Finow...
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