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cannibalism-Observations Sails for the island of Pau,

the most important of the Fiji islands : its traffic-dc-

count of an European vessel wrecked there-Anecdote of

a gigantic lizard, (probably a crocodile) which did much

mischief at a neighbouring isle: stratagem used to de-

stroy 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 peti-

tion 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 Nookoo-

Nookoo, 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 par-

don-Toobo Malohi's conversation with Finow, and his

ultimate departure for the Hapai islands.


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 Hamoa--Finow's illness Petitions to

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

widows--Self inflictions of the mourners- Funeral pro-

cession to Felletoa-The policy of the prince-Descrip-

tion of the grave, and ceremony of interment-Ceremo-

nies 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 Méë too Buggi-Heroic behaviour

of two boys at the grave -The late How's fishermen ex-

bibit 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.


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

cereinonies at Finow's grave-His conduct on this occa-


sion-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 peopleDreams 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,

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Chap. XV. The king annihilates the divine chiefdom of

Tooitonga, and the ceremony of inachiMr. 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 commu-
nication with the Hapai islands shut up—The king's ex-
traordinary attention to the cultivation and defence of
the country-Interesting anecdote respecting two chiefs,
Hála A'pi A'pi 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.

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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 ob-
servations upon European acquirements-His remarks
concerning the antipodes--Anecdote of him respecting
the mariner's compass-His attention to the arts-Cur-
sory view of the character of Finow Fiji–His early war-
like 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-Re-
marks on the conduct of one of the Englishmen left be-
hind-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 peo-
ple there-Departure of the ship from the Fiji islands,

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