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Chap. XVIII.-Enumeration of the principal notions on
which the religion of Tonga is founded - Traditionary ac.
- The soul's immortality-Notions of the Fiji people in
CHAP. XIX.-Farther particulars respecting the divine chiefs
Tooitonga and Veachi : respecting the priests—General
The first principles which in them constitute the foundation of virtue-References to Toobo Neuha, Hala A'pi A'pi, and others-Farther habits of practical liberalityThe principle of respect and veneration to the gods, chiefs, parents, and aged persons-Defence of hereditary rights, and love of country-Instances of the principle of honour: instances of the contrary: remarks: conclusions -Their liberal opinions of one another, and of European nations, with references-Humanity-General observations on the virtue of chastity--Investigation of the proportion of married women-Conduct of the married women-Conduct of the unmarried women: of the married men: of the unmarried men-General view of society, as far as their notions respecting chastity are concerned
Conclusions upon this subject-Remarks. Page 140 CHAP. XX.–Preliminary observations Cava root : cere
mony of preparing the infusion, and order of serving it out, either as a chief, a priest, or a god may presideThe ceremony of Ina'chi ; of Fuccala'hi ; of Cava fuccu é'gi; of Tow-tow; of Nawgi'a ; of Tootooni'ma ; of Boo'too and its minor ceremonies, viz. Fdla, Too'too, Lafa, Too'gi, Fo'a, Oo'loo; with a quotation from Leviticus ; of Langi, and the very singular mode of shewing respect to the remains of Tooitonga-of Taboo and the ceremonies of molë-moë and fota; of Toogoo cava; of Lostoommm Omeng-Charms.
182 CHAP. XXI.-Introductory observations on the state of the
healing art in these islands—Their surgical knowledge borrowed from the Fiji islands Medical skill of a Sandwich islander--The operation of cawso, with a case described; regimen; precautions against tetanus--Two cases of tetanus cured by the operation of tocolosi-Operation of boca, or castration: a man castrates himselfFractures and luxations-Topical blood-letting-Opening abscesses-Burning and blistering-Friction-Scarification of the tunica adnata-Gun-shot wounds-Amputation-Circumcision-Ta tutto'w at the Tonga islands; at the Fiji islands-The diseases called cahi and palla-Gonorrhea-Observations respecting the existence of syphilis at these islands—Gonorrhea cured by fright in three individuals—Tona, a disease similar to the yaws-An eruption on the feet called gno'woon-Foou, or elephantiasisMomoco, or general wasting of the flesh-Feke-feke, a species of irregular intermittent.
Page 240 Chap. XXII.-General observations on the principal arts and manufactures—Canoe-building-Inlaying with ivory
- Preparing graves-Constructing stone vaults--Netmaking-Fishing--House-building--Striking the tattow -Carving the handles of clubs-Shaving with shellsCooking food-Enumeration of the principal made dishes
Making ropes; bows and arrows; clubs and spearsManufacture of gnatoo, and mode of printing it-Making mats, baskets, combs, thread, &c.
274 CHAP. XXIII. -General habits of chiefs, matabooles,
mooas, women, and children-Quotation from Cook's Voyages, affording a very correct view of their public festivals and rejoicings in honour of illustrious visitors, and describing very accurately their boxing and wrestling matches, and sundry dances: the whole including a point of time when Captain Cook and his companions were to have been assassinated by the natives—An account of their different dances and songs ---Specimen of their
songs in rhyme-Specimen of their music-An account of their various sports and games-The pastimes of a day - Conclusion.
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