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cannibalism—observations—Sails for the island of Pau, the most important of the Fiji islands: its traffic—Account of an European vessel wrecked there–Amecdote of a gigantic lizard, (probably a crocodile) which did much mischief at a neighbouring isle: stratagem used to destroy it—Farther account of Pau-Description of several customs of the Fiji islands—Description of the island of Chichia, and its strong fortress: some account of its war with Pau–Description of a cannibal feast—Feast given by Finow on Cow Mooala's return to Tonga. Page 317 CHAP. XI –Arrival of a canoe from the island of Tonga, bringing a chief and two young matabooles, with a petition from Toobo Malohi: they give an account of the late transactions there, viz. Teoo Cava, chief of Hihifo, being joined by the chiefs and men that formerly belonged to Nioocalofa, makes an attack on the fortress of NoćkooNoćkoo, and takes it: the enemy return in the night, and set fire to it—Teoo Cava, making his escape, is stopped and killed by a Fiji islander—Conduct of Ata in the defence of Hihifo, and the bravery of Maccapapa– Grief of Teoo Cava's widows for his loss—Reference to an anecdote in the missionary voyage respecting Eliza Mosey (note)—Petition of Toobo Malohi and his chiefs to Finow; their reception by him, and ceremony of pardon—Toobo Malohi’s conversation with Finow, and his ultimate departure for the Hapai islands. - 348 Chap. XII.-Finow's younger daughter falls sick—Petitions to the gods—Farther account of the mode of invocation— Finow's illness—Debate among the gods respecting Finow —Supposed effect of Finow's illness and recovery on his daughter—His daughter conveyed to the island of Ofoo —Her death—Ceremony of her burial—Strange custom of the people of Hamod—Finow's illness—Petitions to the gods—Strangulation of a child in the way of sacrifice —Finow's death—Political state of the Tonga islands, occasioned by this event—Grief of Finow's daughter— Mr. Mariner rebuked by the prince for his grief at Finow's death—Suspicious conduct of Voona—Consultation of the god Toobo Toty'—Report of what had been Finow's intentions previous to his death—The prince consults with his uncle on matters of political government relative to his succession. . - . Page 362

CHAP. XIII.—Ceremony of Finow's burial—Grief of his

widows—Self inflictions of the mourners—Funeral procession to Felletoa-The policy of the prince—Description of the grave, and ceremony of interment—Ceremonies after burial—Respect paid by persons passing the grave—The prince's intimation to Voona that he should exile himself—The prince receives authority as How at a cava party—His noble speech on this occasion—Farther exhortations to his chiefs and matabooles respecting the cultivation of the country—Half mourning commences— The ceremony of the twentieth day after burial—Descrip. tion of the dance called Méé too Buggi—Heroic behaviour of two boys at the grave—The late How's fishermen exhibit proofs of their affection for the deceased—Moral and political character of the late How—His personal character—A brief comparison between the characters of the late and present How. - - - - 392

Chap. XIV.-The large fortress of Felletoa rebuilt—The

late king appears to Foonagi (a female chief) in a dream —The charm of Tattao—Tongamana arrives from the Hapai islands respecting the Inachi—Certain political views arising from this circumstance—Permission granted to Toobo Toa to come to Vavaoo to perform the usual ceremonies at Finow's grave—His conduct on this occasion—His astonishment at the warlike appearance of the new garrison—Arrival of Lolohea cow Kefoo from Hapai —Great storm of thunder and lightning; its effects on the minds of the people—Dreams of a number of women, predicting the death of Tooitonga—Illness of Tooitonga —The fingers of several children cut off as sacrifices to the gods—Several children strangled—Tooitonga's death —His burial—The king prepares himself to perform the usual ceremonies at his father's grave—Accident of Mr. Mariner's sneezing: his quarrel with the king on this account: his after conduct: their reconciliation. Page 435



Chap. XV.--The king annihilates the divine chiefdom of Tooitonga, and the ceremony of inachi—Mr. Mariner's adopted mother departs for Hapai–The stratagem used to prevent her female attendants from accompanying her —Spirited speech of Tálo on this occasion—All communication with the Hapai islands shut up—The king's extraordinary attention to the cultivation and defence of the country—Interesting anecdote respecting two chiefs, Hála Api Api and Tálo–Attempt from the people of Hapai–Mr. Mariner discovers an European vessel whilst on a fishing excursion: his men refusing to take him on board, he wounds one mortally, and threatens the others, upon which they paddle towards the ship—Anecdote of the wounded man—Mr. Mariner's arrival on board, and reception from the captain—The king visits him in the ship; his behaviour on board: his earnest wish to go to England—Mr. Mariner sends on shore for the journal of the Port au Prince, and procures the escape of one of his countrymen—He takes a final leave of the king—The ship sails for the Hapai islands—Five more Englishmen taken on hoard–The ship sails for the Fiji islands—Her departure for China. - Page 1 CHAP. XVI.-Preliminary remarks—Anecdote of the late king—Character of the present king—Parallel between him and his father—His humanity—His understanding —Anecdote of him respecting a gun-lock—Respecting the pulse—His love of astronomical knowledge—His observations upon European acquirements—His remarks concerning the antipodes—Anecdote of him respecting the mariner's compass—His attention to the arts—Cursory view of the character of Finow Fiji—His early warlike propensities—His peaceable disposition and wisdom —Cursory character of Hala Api Api–His mischievous disposition—His generosity, wisdom, heroic bravery, and occasional moderation—His swiftness of foot—Arrival of the Favourite at the Hapai islands—Generosity of Robert Brown—Anecdote of the gunner of the Port au Prince— Three men of the Port au Prince received on board— Anecdote of an Hapai warrior—Excuses and apologies of the Hapai people in regard to the capture of the Port au Prince.—The Favourite departs for the Fiji islands—Remarks on the conduct of one of the Englishmen left behind—An account of the intentions of the Hapai people towards Captain Cook—Anecdote respecting the death of this great man—Arrival of the Favourite at the island of Pau—Some account of the natives, and of the white people there—Departure of the ship from the Fiji islands,

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