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of a dead Chief. Another human Sacri.

fice. Riding on Horseback. Otoo's At-

tention to supply Provisions, and prevent

Thefts. Animals given to him. 'Etary,

and the Deputies of a Chief, have Au-

diences. A mock Fight of two War Ca-

noes. Naval Strength of these Islands.

Manner of conducting a War,

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Sect. IV. The Day of Sailing fixed. Peace made with

Eimeo. Debates about it, and Otoo's

Conduct blamed. A Solemnity at the

Morai on the Occasion, described by Mr

King. Observations upon it. Instance

of Otoo's Art. Omai's War-Canoe, and

Remarks upon his Behaviour. Otoo's Pre-

sent, and Message to the King of Great

Britain. Reflections on our Manner of

Traffic, and on the good Treatment we

met with at Otaheite. Account of the

Expedition of the Spaniards. Their Fic-

tions to depreciate the English. Wishes

expressed that no Settlement may be

made. Omai's Jealousy of another Tra.

veller,

V. Arrival at Eimeo. Two Harbours there,

and an Account of them. Visit from Ma-

heine, Chief of the Island. ' His Person

described. 'A Goat stolen, and sent back

witk the Thief. Another Goat stolen, and

secreted. Measures taken on the Occa-

sion. Expedition cross the Island, Houses

and Canoes burnt. The Goat delivered

up, and Peace restored. Some Account

of the Island, &c.

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VI. Arrival at Huaheine. Council of the Chiefs.

Orai's Offerings, and Speech to the Chiefs.

His Establishment in this Island agreed to.

A House built, and Garden planted for

him. Singularity of his Situation. Mea-

sures taken to insure his Safety Damage

done by Cock-roaches on board the Ships.

A Thief detected and punished. Fire-

works exhibited. Animals left with Omai.

His Family. Weapons. Inscription on

his House. His Behaviour on the Ships

leaving the Island. Summary View of his

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Conduct and Character. Account of the

two New Zealand Youths,

71

SECT. VII. Arrival at Ulietea. Astronomical Observa-

tions. A Marine deserts, and is delivered

up. Intelligence from Omai. Instructions

to Captain Clerke. Another Desertion of

a Midshipman and a Seaman. Three of

the chief Persons of the Island confined

on that Account. A Design to seize Cap-

tains Cook and Clerke discovered. The

two Deserters brought back, and the Pri.

soners released. The Ships sail. Refresh-

ments received at Clietea. Present and

former State of that Island. Account of

its dethroned King, and of the late Regent

of Huaheine,

87

VIII. Arrival at Bolabola. Interview with Opoony.

Reasons for purchasing Monsieur de Bou-

gainville's Anchor. Departure from the

Society Islands. Particulars about Bola-

bola. History of the Conquest of Oraha

and Ulietea. Iligh Reputation of the Bola-

bola Men. Animals left there and at Clie.

tea. Plentiful supply of Provisions, and

Manner of salting Pork on Board. Va.

rious Reflections relative to Otaheite and

the Society Islands. Astronomical and

Nautical Observations made there,

99

IX. Accounts of Otaheite still imperfect. The

prevailing Winds. Beauty of the Coun-

try. Cultivation.

Natural Curiosities.

The Persons of the Natives. Diseases.

General Character. Love of Pleasure.

Language. Surgery and Physic. Arti-

ticles ot Food. Effects of drinking Ava.

Times and Manner of Eating. Connex.

ions with the Females. Circumcision.

System of Religion. Notions about the

Soul and a future Life. Various Super-

stitions. Traditions about the Creation.

An historical Legend. tionours paid to

the King Distinction of Ranks. Pu.

nishm nt of Crimes. Peculiarities of the

neighbouring Islands. Names of their

Gods. Names of Isiands they visit. Ex.

tent of their Navigation,

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Sect. X. Progress of the Voyage, after leaving the

Society Islands. Christmas Island disco-

vered, and Station of the Ships there.

Boats sent ashore. .Great Success in

catching Turtle. An Eclipse of the Sun

observed., Distress of two Seamen who

had lost their Way. Inscription left in a

Bottle. Account of the Island. Its Soil.

Trees and Plants. Birds. Its Size Form,

Situation. Anchoring Ground,

139

XI. Some Islands discovered. Account of the

Natives of Atooi, who came off to the

Ships, and their. Behaviour on going on

Board. One of them killed. Precautions

used to prevent Intercourse with the Fe-

males. A Watering-place found. Recep-

tion upon landing. Excursion into the

Country. A Morai visited and described.

Graves of the Chiefs, and of the human

Sacrifices, there buried. Another Island,

called Oneeheow, visited.. Ceremonies

performed by the Natives, who

go

the Ships. Reasons for believing that

they are Cannibals. A Party sent ashore,

who remain two Nights. Account of what

passed on landing. The Ships leave the

Islands, and proceed to the North,

148

XII. The Situation of the Islands now discovered.

Their Names. Called the Sandwich Islands.

Atooi described. The Soil. Climate. Vem

getable Productions. Birds, Fish. Do-

mestic Animals. Persons of the lphabit-

ants. Their Disposition. Dress. Orna-

ments. Habitations. Food, Cookery.

Amusements. Manufactures. Working-

tools. Knowledge of Iron accounted for.

Canoes. Agriculture. : Account of one of

their Chiefs. Weapons. Customs agree-
ing with those of Tongataboo and Ota-

heite. Their Language the same. Extent

of this Nation throughout the Pacific

Ocean. Reflections on the useful Situa-

tion of the Sandwich Islands,

XIII. Observations made at the Sandwich Islands,

on the Longitude, Variation of the Com-

pass and Tides. Prosecution of the Voy

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age. Remarks on the

Mildness of the Wea.

ther, as far as the Latitude 44° North.

Paucity of Sea Birds, in the Northern He-

misphere. Small Sea Animals described.

Arrival on the Coast of America. Appear.

ance of the Country. Unfavourable Winds

and boisterous Weather. Remarks on

Martin de Aguilar's River, and Juan de

Fuca's pretended Strait. An Inlet disco-

vered, where the Ship's anchor. Behavi-

our of the Natives,

195

CHAP.IV. Transactions amongst the Natives of North Ame-

rica; Discoveries along that Coast and the

Eastern Extremity of Asia, Northward to Icy

Cape; and return Southward to the Sandwich

Islands,

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Sect. I. The Ships enter the sound, and moor in a

Harbour. Intercourse with the Natives.

Articles brought to barter. Thefts com.

mitted. The Observatories erected, and

Carpenters set to work. Jealousy of the

Inhabitants of the Sound to prevent other

Tribes having Intercourse with the Ships.

Stormy and rainy Weather. Progress

round the Sound. Behaviour of the Na-

tives at their Villages. Their Manner of

drying Fish, &c. Remarkable Visit from

Strangers, and introductory Ceremonies.

A second Visit to one of the Villages.

Leave to cut Grass, purchased. The Ships

sail. Presents given and received at part-

ib.

II. The Name of the Sound, and Directions for

Sailing into it. Account of the adjacent

Country. Weather. Climate. Trees.

Other Vegetable Productions. Quadru-

peds, whose Skins were brought for Sale.

Sea Animals. Description of a Sea-Otter.

Birds. Water Fowl. Fish, Shell-fish, &c.

Reptiles. Insects. Stones, &c. Persons

of the Inhabitants. Their Colour. Com-

mon Dress and Ornaments. Occasional

Dresses, and monstrous Decorations of

wooden Masks. Their general Disposi-

tions. Songs. Musical Instruments. Their

ing,

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