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cases of tetanus cured by the operation of tocolosiOperation of boca, or castration: a man castrates himself Fractures and luxations—Topical blood-letting-Opening abscesses—Burning and blistering-Friction-Scarification of the tunica adnata-Gun-shot wounds-Amputation-Circumcision—Ta tatto'w at the Tonga islands ; at the Fiji islands—The diseases called cahi and pallaGonorrhoea-Observations respecting the existence of syphilis at these islands—Gonorrhæa 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 210 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 shells, Cooking food-Enumeration of the principal made dishes -Making ropes ; bows and arrows; clubs and spears, Manufacture 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

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songs in rhyme--Specimen of their music-An account of their various sports and games-The pastimes of a day Conclusion.

Page 296 A Grammar of the Tonga Language.

333 A Vocabulary, Tonga and English. A Vocabulary, English and Tonga.

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CHAP. I.

The Port au Prince sails from Gravesend-Arrives in the

River of Plate - Touches at the Falkļand Islands Doubles Cape Horn-Falls in with the Earl St. Vincent, South whaler-Attempts to cut two whalers (that had been taken by the Spaniards) out of the Bay of Conception-Accident to Thomas Turner--Arrives in Coquimbo Roads—Desertion of eleven men-Captures three Spanish brigs-Attacks the town of Arica-Captures the town of Hilo and burns it to the ground-Loss of the Begonio brig by fire-Captures a small Spanish brigPicks up a boat with six hands on board, belonging to the Minerva, South whaler, whose crew had mutinied -Falls in with the Lucy privateer-In company with the Lucy, engages the Spanish frigate Astræa-Makes Chatham Island, and parts. company with the LucyArrives on the whaling ground-Makes the Isle of Plate -Captures three Spanish vessels-Anchors in Tacames Roads--Sails and anchors in Tola roads-Friendly reception from the governor of Tola-Anecdote of the governor's daughter.

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Tuesday, February 12, 1805, at eleven o'clock A. M. the Port au Prince weighed anchor at Gravesend, made sail, and worked down the river. At twelve P. M. she came to an' anchor at the Warp. The following day

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she weighed anchor again, passed through the Downs with a fair wind, and, sailing down the Channel, proceeded on her intended voyage. No particular circumstance, worth mentioning, occurred during several weeks, except the loss of a seaman, who was found one morning dead in his hammock, without having had much previous illness. The wind continued fair, but variable. On the 20th of March, in the afternoon, the mizen mast gave way by the jerk of a swell, and was found much decayed under the .copper, in the way of the mizen gaff: this damage, however, by the next day was completely repaired. On her arrival (April 9) in lat. 21. 55. long. 38. 38. a very heavy gale came on. The foretopsail yard, being now discovered to be rotten in the slings, was sent down and replaced by a new one. The gale continued to increase, and from three to five in the morning, continual flashes of lightning came on from different quarters, with loud and repeated claps of thunder, succeeded by very heavy rains.

From this period till the time of her arrival off the river of Plate, the weather was changeable, and for the most part stormy.

On the 6th of May she commenced her cruize in this river ; nothing particular, however, occurred for several days, except the loss of a boy, who

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