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group, 286. Barbarous condition teachers, 147. Cause of their dis-
Return in 1811,
become traders, 166. Gratifying
results of their labours, 235. In-
trusive disposition manifested by
them in the Sandwich Islands, 323.
of the South Sea Islanders, said to
be in consequence of the strict laws
enforced by them, 404.
Missionary enterprise, remarks on,
392, 395. Results, 398.
Missionary Society, when first form-
Missions, little good effected at first
by them, 104. Probable causes of
this failure, 105, 391. Civilisation
and morality introduced in Poly-
nesia owing to their efforts, 125,
New Zealand, where he is mur- Mosaical Law, interest in the cere-
monies of the, shown by the South
Motives for renewing intercourse
Mowee, progress of religion and
learning in this island, 408.
in use among the Polynesian tribes,
Nautilus, unfortunate results from
the visit of this vessel at Otaheite,
Navigators' Islands, human sacri-
tion, 267. Appearance of the
country, 268. Manners of the in-
habitants, 269. Visited by Wil-
liams, 271. Introduction of Chris-
led to the conversion of the chiefs
the advice of the missionaries in
putting an end to a dreadful con-
test, 276. First missionary meet-
manners of the people of these is-
liams interred, 285.
Nelson, settlement formed at this
Nicholson, Port, colony established
there, 363. Noticed, 366.
scribed, 191. Habits of the natives,
Ohittahoo, attempts to introduce people, 32, 378, 384, 385. Pro-
Christianity into this island, 187. bability that they migrated from
133. Visits Atiu on his way home, the Malays, 37, 41. Observations
on the language, 38. Distance
from Sumatra, 42. Description
Climate and scenery,
46. Character of the people, 47.
character of the people owing to
96, 99. His notions as to religion, Remarks on the past and present
393. Commercial enterprise at
Polypes, coral, notices of, 23, 25.
ments introduced by foreigners to abjure idolatry, 104. His
delight in seeing the mission-
reluctance to allow them to de-
Kindness shown to
Wilson, 290. Character of the death noticed, 150. Etymology of
natives, ib. Productions, 291. the name, 151.
language of the natives of the South don Missionary Society, 151. His
conversion to Christianity, 154.
158. Orders the idols' temple to
by him, 159. He throws off the
Sea Islands, 162. Large church
erected by his means, 169. His
tion, 21. Colour of natives, ib. Statement of Mr Ellis respecting
Portuguese missionaries, their fail- 328. Increase of civilisation, 332.
Religious awakening, ib. Usages
at the death of friends, 381. Re-
practices of the Israelites, ib.
Present state of society noticed,
406. Decrease of the population,
410. Causes which may lead to
this result, 412. Americans enjoy
between these islands and other
this island, 172, 214. Sudden con- ands, 267.
version from idolatry, 390. Slavery, its mild form in Polynesia,
207. Idolatry abolished, 208. Society Islands, notices of, 21, 29,
scribed, 206. Arrival of mission- newal of intercourse with the
natives, 95. Christianity and
liams, 225, 229. Progress of the fection and dissolute habits caused
Solomon Islands, where situated,
of the natives, 287.
in the Sandwich Islands by this Southern Ocean, when first discover-
the name of Tamehameha II., ib. in, 19.
Visited by Williams, 424.
in, 63. Marriage ceremonies, 78.
to establish them in several Poly- of Otaheite, 98.
Spanish missionaries, Captain Cook
denies any converts were made
by them, 99. Imperfect success
Stewart, Rev. C. S., his account of
Conversion of inhabitants, ib. 318, 327,329.
Surville, a French navigator, his
cruel conduct at New Zealand
Captain Cook, 296. Position and 63, 64, 67.
Tamehameha, rise of this chief, 299. nesia owing to, 22. Still of fre-
Cedes the sovereignty of his domin- quent occurrence, 23-27. Action
Waimate, one of the chief towns in
New Zealand, 353.
Waldegrave, Captain, his descrip-
tion of the islands of Low Archi-
pelago, 191. Testimony as to the
value of a liturgy, 203.
Wesleyan missionaries, plan pur-
sued by them in Tongataboo, 263.
Sea Islands into classes by, 28.
His opinion of the origin of the
language of Polynesia, 41. His
work referred to, 62. Visits Ri-
tonga, 225, 229. Introduces the
gospel into Aitutaki, 225. Arrives
at Mangaia, 226. Visits Naviga-
tors' Islands, 272. Murdered in
the New Hebrides at Erromango,
101. His account of the kindness
shown by the king and queen of
Otaheite, ib. Visits the Pelew
Woahoo, results of missionary labour
in this island, 312. Improved man-
ners of the natives, 403.
Yate, Rev. William, his account
of New Zealand, 348, 351, 354,
358. His remarks on the Litur-
gical service, and the religious
belief of the natives, 417.
climate, 339, 340.
settlement in the country, 341.
342. Intercourse with Australia,
345. Arrival of the church mis- 362. Sovereignty of the British
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