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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Polynesian. — 18 July 1840

TMJE POLYN "JHH'IIW PUBLISHED WEEKLY-, AT HONOLULU, O A II U , SANDWICH ISLANDS. j. J. JAKVES, Editor. SATURDAY, JULY 18, 1840. Vol. 1. IVo. o. AN Term of the POLYNESIAN. jSvBiniwn ox. Ei.;ht Doll irs per annum, paya b'i m iii!v.in-c; half yc-ir, 1'ivo Doll.us; qturtor, Three H !l ir; i1e copies, 21 rents. dveu r n. '-t 23 for three insertions of one jq'nrc; forty cents for cich continuance; more than n jnlf and lc than ii square, i, "') for first three inser tion, and ' CCiM "r cacn (ller 'llscr,'on' Half n (kjnrc,1, 2i fir lirst three insertions, and 20 cents for eich Micreeiliiisr insertion. Tonii'of yeirly advertising made known on impli cation to the editor. . ADVERTISEMENT. The POI.YNIIA V-wilt bo published weekly for the ensuing six months, at the end of which period, if it meets with a full share of public patronago, and be found a nsef.il p iper to the community, it will bo continued yearly. Those individuals who feel interest ed in the establishment d success of a paper of...

Publication Title: Polynesian, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Hawaii, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Polynesian. — 18 July 1840

22 THE POLYNESIAN. THE POLVNESIAU. Iirjfl Jiiv, INK) ItONO l'l'IM-KO.' t . 1 .n ti, ei.tnn.liil fprrMiifiiii'il v.ms time had oceoine so warm, clear, aim ! spoiled bv the' weather, but his Lord-1 cheerful, that almost all were disposed j ship's desire to amuse the public was ; to forot the suilcring of Mirk nd a subject of unqualified culoginm. It .'ncsday, in contemplation of thc brilli jmuy be mentioned here, tint thc Great 'ant scene before lliem. , The armour of ; Pavilion erected at so much expense, j the Knighls, and the gaudy attire of their . . i . I . I . . .1 1 1 . The arrival of tho Iiri".mtic Rosa, from and decorated with such magnificence : squires glittered m I no sun, ami uuogeiu SATUltDAV, JULY IH, 1SH). f .i 1 1 1 1 .. .. i i i .i . . . . i ..1:1... t. Manila, has excited ..nine curiosity, tlio vs-, 'T m , " Vim,,-."n','',, V V c"r l,,t' l'rot uss," ,0 : "ils V""1 UIU mciiiicmi;i oroinu, nirLi n l u m previous one as posstoiv coum iju. totally unlit tor the purpose ...

Publication Title: Polynesian, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Polynesian. — 18 July 1840

1810. 'or would tin; higher and more cx y'o powers of usefulness with which J!o!icii endowed, suffer from want ol-(v.,risi, did they devote themselves .hi(iio!islv to t Iioir domestic duties. I i ii nitlier inclined to tliitik they would pecivt' d litioiud vigor from the healthy ,vu of their own iiiimN, and the leisure nil liberty allbrded by the systematic r.. r-il,u'ity of their household all'drs. Time would never hang heavily on their hands, nit each lno u Mit being husbanded with c'ire'. and every agent acting under their influence bHng properly chosen and in structed, they would find ample oppor tu.iitv to ro forth on errands of mercy, secure that in their absence the machin ery tlc'V had set in motion would still continue to work, and work well. ,it if, on the other hand, all was con fusion and neglect at home filial appeals unanswered domestic comforts uncalcu lited husbands, sons, and brothers re tired to servants for all the littje offices of social kindness, in order that ...

Publication Title: Polynesian, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Polynesian. — 18 July 1840

Il ls lli! Hi 3' m 8 ill J. -i ' : H .fit .HI m H i 1 15 8! I ! 1 I I 1 t.S' , THE POLYNESIAN. Jn.y, ton Hnndkfs Tuscan Bonnets Silk, ing Men & Woman's Shoes Calico S:tin, Velvet and Gauze Bonnet nnd nntl Striped Shirts Ready-made Belt. Ribbons White and (Irecn YeilSjClothing Silk Handkerchiefs China Wound Wire, Italians, IJonnet jNankcens. Wreaths? and Flowers, Tabs, Cold, - ninn tvin :ind Silver Whont L:ico and Mnslinl J I Alt II AIh. rocket, knives; Spring .Balances, our vaki:k c;iiils. Let greener lands mid Jdner sides, 1 i such (ho wide cartfi shows With fairer cheeks mul hiililcr eyes, Match us the star ami in.se; The wind, that lift the Georgian's veil Or wave Circassian curls. Waft to their shores the Saltan's sail. Who buys our Yankee yirls? The pay prisette, whose linjrers touch Love's thousand chords so well; The dark Italian, loving much But more than one can tell; And England 's fair-haired, blue-eyed dame, Who hi nds her brow with pearls Yc, who have seen them, can...

Publication Title: Polynesian, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Polynesian. — 28 July 1840

TOE p O TIE 8 1 " A JO 1 3l o- PUBLISHED WKKKLV, AT HONOLULU, OAIIU, SANDWICH ISLANDS. j j. JARVES, Editor. SATURDAY, JULY 28, 1S40. Vol. 1. It'o. 7. Term of the POIAWI'SI AX. Si-nrnn'ri-JN. Ti.;ht Dolhrs pnr nimiiin, p:iyn. Ho in advun'o; h ill' vo ir, Five Doll.irs; qu.utjr, Tiirefi D'll ir; iu-jle copies, 2."5 cents. Adveu 111 ' 2.) lor threo insertion of ono nqTire; I'H'ty f'nts lor e;ich contmu.inco; more lliaii a h ill ami It!-'-- tlnn ;i square, tfl, 73 for I i r.s I three iii.or jions ;m 1 ;') 'cuts f r each after insertion. II. ill a sqmrti,? I, 2" lor lirsf three insertions, and 20 cents for c u ll suivtM'tliir,' inerlioii. 'IVniM f ye irly aJvertijin made known onnppli nti'iu to thoeililor. Ai)vi:itTisi:7.n:NT. The rOl.VNi'.SI W will he published weekly for t!iiciitiiiu si month', at the end of which period, ii it rnecM with a full fin re of pnhlie p itronago, nnd be ("mini a ti-rf il p ner to the coimniinil y, it w ill ho f,rit itiai'd yearly. Those individuals wlro feel...

Publication Title: Polynesian, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Polynesian. — 28 July 1840

J,..' -'-"-in-T-n-r- r- ,,,,.77 . V J l' IT. i ',m 26 THE POLYNESIAN. r , - ; ... - - ' " M 1- THE POLYNESIAN. IK"'1 7 "1 dc,T'" - - . . . A Kamchameha s house 'Vita pino viitutd atqnr orti'liliono ntilliu prrtii est.' SATURDAY, JULY'&j, 18-10. in mechanical skill. isc of gods," a small Trass building, is still Standing, built upon a mole jutting into the sea. Near it, remains one of the many wooden gods, with its hide ous grin and sphynx like head, which former ly graced its exterior. Near by is the an cient house of audience, where Kamehamcha ,i:....w llij t.,...:..i ..i. i;i.n t... following sketches aro dashed eiff; the inter-; r . , . .... . I of IMoses, n known to none. Some thirty or est manifested by his friends to become itn-i.. . ., . . . , .. A ,. : i i , i ,. . . I forty ilHUiantl'edtiiirtytwo pounders bestrewn tnoilinf rli .neniiM mteil Willi the Ir.'idmfT hum-I . . . ..... GLr.AMNC. HtnM TIM', r.DlTOR'5 NOTE KOiM.-irAll'Jll. No. 1. ' In justice to himself the edito...

Publication Title: Polynesian, The
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Polynesian. — 28 July 1840

1310. THE POLYNESIAN.' s,mn)(le(l all beneath, from our view, but in ,1C back ground,' sixty-five miles distant, wC in bold relief, like some ocean island, the dark blue peaks of Maui; for they had that tiin.'0' Their appearance, at once drew j-ri), all, one sympathizing burst of delight a. astonishment. Though they were actu nv three thousand feet below us, with more than two third of their height enveloped in va tor, there they wrro, seemingly rising for i.i in perj)endicular height above,' and with proximity that appeared fearful. It was a On Hawaii we find the districts of 27 t iiiine.i , " W hy,,,,; ,; llannku.i, 'M lai,,kon;,, Ma nia Ken," lyh; Mannu llnatah.i," Iluahii; Alan' Mi l.a, ( ,a l-oa; the i.o.th point, Opnlu, prin'cd Ijpolu; wiuih roint, Iv.ho, omitted; llio Unid iil'lva I'ool iue, punu'd Kiuhtohnve; l.ahi'inaluna, " ,alui naliiuu. ?r :iiul.i r eiK.ix occur throughout the Cliart. Tim country nhout Kil.nu a, ,., Hawaii, marked hh oerllowd nlh lava, i (ocicd will, n k...

Publication Title: Polynesian, The
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Polynesian. — 28 July 1840

i.. 23 THE POLYNESIAN. JVLY if A-' ill m .. K: 1! ' .'J '7 1 11 POETPwT. ... O R I i I N A I.. NOVEMBER MUSINGS. "The ?rn.9 witliorcth. 1 !io llowor fidctli, hut tlio word ot'our (ofl shall Maud forever." haiah. The gorgeous hues whicl? .ijitumn lent, have vanished, sad ami scro Is Nature's robe, as though .she mourned the fast departing year; The leafless, melancholy trees breathe forth a dirge-like tone, And chill winds rustle through the witharcd ' grass with plaintive moan. Ahs! tho summer of my life has faded too away, And yet it seems as if I were a boy but yes terday, With heart unchillcd by worldlincss and -brow unmarked by care, And every thought of my now fettered spirit free as air. Where are the glorious visions now, that ' dawned upon my sight In early youth, when all tho earth seemed beautiful and bright? When every hill, and rook and stream, each leaf and Uoweret !oro A secret language of its own that greets me now no more! There was then a voice of melody in every so...

Publication Title: Polynesian, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Polynesian. — 1 August 1840

TTHIE F TT "Yv.7" TXT TTft wmMuiwirir.M PUBLISHED WEEKLY, AT HONOLULU, OAIIU, SANDWICH ISLANDS. j j. JARVES, Editor. SATURDAY, AUGUST 1, 1840. Vol, ! Yo. 8. AN Terms of the POLYN ESIAN. (jrnsrRiPrnv. KiHt Doll irs per annum, piya- .i .1,1 tMni'n : II.wi i: w iu jwuai h'i-'i JJrCII allir; single copies 25 cents. VEn r,,i-c. "2, 23 for three insertions of ono "' .. f,ty (wits for each eontininnce; more than u I, .if 'and lei t Ii in a squire, 1, 73 for first iluec inser- t O'H ill l ' lrln ......... . id-lire,!. 2) tor fust three insertions, und 20 cents for - h smvecding insertion. Term of yeirly advertising made known on appli cation to the editor. ADVUllTISEMF.KT. The P()LY.T.SIA1 will ho published weekly for tVc asninS six months, ut the end of which period, it j! ments with a full share of public patronage, and be f'ltiixi atnel M pipor to the community, it will be crt'itinm'd yo r'y- Those individuals who feel interest ed in the establishment and success of a paper of this natur...

Publication Title: Polynesian, The
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Polynesian. — 1 August 1840

30 THE POLYNESIAN. August, 'i'iii? hat xrvrr-T i T 1111!. rUJillNllOllil. Vita sine virtnto alqno crudi iono nullim irc:ii c.-t. SATURDAY, AUG. 1, IS 10. GLCAM.jj nnM Tin: uutoiiv noil lU)()!.-JfM. No. 2. Travelers have differed greatly in their estimates of the elevation of Manna Kea. Some raisin:,' it even to 18.000 feet, while; others reduce? it to I i3,f 1 (apt. Wendt,' in 1831, makes it. 1 1,035 feet. Consiu-: crablo discrepancy scenic to exist in regard; to Mr. Douglas's measurements. In a letter to a friend in London, dated May; 6, 1831, and published wjlh his journai, ! he gives Mauna Kea an altitude of 1:3,851 i feet. Mauna Loa 1. '3.5 17 fret. The ed-; itors of the Hawaiian Spectator, volume I, No. II, page H. qnote Douglas at loCi' feet for Mauna Kea, 1:3,110 feet for Mau-j na Loa. "The Prussian Chart," publish ed at Potsdam, 18-30, citing Douglas ns authority makes Mauna Kea 1 3,(315 feet, Mauna Loa 1:3, W0. Being une.vpertcdly disappointed in ob-! tabling a barometer, w...

Publication Title: Polynesian, The
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Polynesian. — 1 August 1840

i to 5h- he ita I re rth 74 ras nk n, 2rs 'i tr t ed; on i to re- se. re on ed en 2ir all ;d. 5h on ut to of s; T-V- m se a h,j rh af te )f ri te c- d" ar r- to e, d i. 'v n :s Yi n c it'K a wile 1340. Tnrwuinc he paid his adorations to it every J . ny thing else he had he seemed ready Vtuith; lut when sometimes we inti '"fej tli nt this would he a fine curiosity to j J, Amcrici, he would clasp his hands Zi brrat. ?,i:llc hi ,lcatl' nn'1 .sav " hm? wa3the owner of the junk; il had. it was said, one or two more ves- 'I in his own country, and one on the ,el in in .. .... i i. .. it. i . i k anu wa pnntuuij wrcuuij, ne nau and live cnuuicn. nen nrsi rcceiv- .. . i . i i. i ' i a . ed on board mo wnaio snip, no pniu 10 ino otlior si wnx a" hat was due them. In . .. . .hi n disiute arose anion?? them. f'icther thoy should receive pay up to the 1. ilinu loll 1 1 1 o ii.nl.' rr riiilu I 'll" n il (.11 I'"- ,v J " vi winy ij nit: . .1 : i . t 1 4 1. i i .i n, u ion it was uisauiuu in mo ca...

Publication Title: Polynesian, The
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Polynesian. — 1 August 1840

August J THE POLYNESIAN. 32 O H I (1 1 N A I,. "Now my ihysnros ilo,-tlin :i pot ; thr y flonawnv, tliov'sfi! no youil, tln'V !i IMS.-Cil away us I In.' p.a ill ships. .I1 ix -i f, M "Gu.I s!i.ill ip- invny nil 1e:i! from tlmir rycf, ami thr.i! .' Irll no moio ili: it li, m-il lirr sorrow i.or rryin,', ih'iIIiit slmll flit'ie lo any morn p.tin; lor tlic former filings aic p.isud away." Uuv. xxi. 4. Our days are like the ceaseless flow Of rivers hastening to tlio sen, Unmarked, yet sure mid swift they go T join the pat eternity. And man is like a gallant harqno, By time's resistless current borne To that dread ocean, from whoso dark And untried borders none return. Of all the myriads that before Have sono its countless hosts to swell, Not one has from that voiceless shoro Co no back, its mysteries to tell; The stream rolls on but w here are thoso It bore but yesteid iv? the wept, The loved. tiieir freight of joy or woes? Oblivion's wave o'er all has swept! Our lives are like a vapor ...

Publication Title: Polynesian, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Polynesian. — 8 August 1840

JU. JLiJJJLia IAN arrow PUBLISHED WEEKLY, AT IIOxXOLULU, OAIIU, SANDWICH ISLANDS. j. JAFIVES, AVVor. SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 1840. Vol. 1. No. O. hu, id U mpoJ gland o thf ctiont aliforv ?lanrj, es. ? 1. Co. llity, iir. 1 07, loolj it on Ex .ard is ti Term of the POLYNESIAN. -- i. it . c...fRiPH0V. Mnt imiiars iwr annum, pava in iuKuik'c; mm er, i im iuuars, quarter, .. A. St - . J ;.vf.rtiig. J "r tnree insertions ot one i iro: t"rty cents f"r e;lt'u cont inn nice; inoro than n ill'ai'l I-"1 I'11" il s,l,l;irc 1 , 7- for lirst tlireo inser ami if rents for each after insertion. Half a ,,,,'ro 1. 2") for first three insertions, and 20 cents for liclisiicrceilins insertion. Term' of ye my advertising made known on appli itio:i to the editor. He was determined to visit Britain ; and yet the determination was not per haps his own, hut that of the demon, intemperance which ruled over him and set him on. Some have affirmed that he undertook the voyage through shame that lie had not a larger ...

Publication Title: Polynesian, The
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Polynesian. — 8 August 1840

THE POLYNESIAN. Vita niixj virtulu alin'e rruditionc nulling pretii est. SATURDAY, AUG. 8, 1810. GLEANINGS FROM THE IDITOIl'S NOTE l:0()K. HAWAII. No. 3. J,t,j 4 This day was t he; fourth, and was ushered in with hearty cheers. Traveling improved greatly, and having reached the summit of the spur, we had a distinct view of the volcano, presenting an immense pit, vomiting out steam and smoke. A short distance farther we came to beds of delicious strawberries, and bushes of giant raspberries, from which we made a hearty meal. We m doubt shall be accused of telling a trav eler's bounce, when we flute that some of the latter were live inches in circumference, but such was the ease, proved by measure ment, as all who eat of them can testily. They were very juicy, but had a slightly bit ter, indigent flavor, which no doubt might bo much improved by cultivation. The country was open, with a gentle declivity toward the crater, until within five miles of it, when wo entered a dense forest of...

Publication Title: Polynesian, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Polynesian. — 8 August 1840

three md at th, he 'Kcrs. t hi. and assist iny was until lized con light nind !oath c, we o we vis valg and V'ious Jould Y en ;htst ?ated tion, :cui icies nter- e, if the igea, Jr in one very rano fin- thfiil and h (r 1) un it it s, in t of ight was ot a 'eek it as cent ring the Ihe :kly villi rcre r its il it oon the tvel the the my by I in led Ihe ICC iy. i he he on rm st. ve u- a 10 is is n at d ir i it 1310. v flimwn tin from the ncoaii. In rUl.'. :...mftlii.i wo meet on that island n CJlKl' Il,, . greater depth of soil, more vegetation, and Lmorc arable land in proportion to its ex jn, tiaIl on the others, while at its south- tern. . . ' . . . (rn extremity only, exist two small era- ters i v . - j Ao bay reduced others, (if such there crc ) t tho level ot tuc surrounding soil, Unit., are umlMtinguisnauic. un Ualiu, the trit cs of volcanic action become more nu- meroiH. an" lllc cnuur larger, wnuc on M;iil'ic ,'ric,l)al one lorns l mountain of l,.ven thousand tt'et elevation. H...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Polynesian. — 8 August 1840

3(T THE POLYNESIAN. August, -4-4- ORIGINAL. He it ever so lovely, there is no il ice like lioinc' Wandering amid the green, sequestered bowers Of those bright islands, where perennial bloom And golden fruitage all the air perfume ' With balmiest odots, as the swill winged hours Fleet by, forgetful of the envious sea That rolls between, how oft my spirit turns With longings inexpressible to thee, Home of my heart! How achingly it yearns For that blest hour when all these "scenes shall seem, (As round mo loved ones and long-parted press, Their glad tears mingling with each fond caress,) But like the memory of some pleasant dream; When won the haven of my. hopes, from shore Not summer climes, nor gold, nor fame shall tempt me more. j. p. c. naRBKnHmnnna Advertisement. The Teacher of the Oahu Charity School, having (within a short time) either lost or mislaid, a copy of Parker's Progressive Ex tremes in Composition; will gladly reward the individual who may have the kindness to restore ...

Publication Title: Polynesian, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Polynesian. — 15 August 1840

I HM3E . F.0 'JLYMIEgf PUBLISHED' WEEKLY," AT H O.N0 t U? -OA H '.S A ND VI CII ISLANDS; r V..;' . ' ., . . V - . . - J, JJAREsV.JKdior. SATURDAY,. AUGUST 15, 1840. ...-.. TcrmVof the POLYNESIAN. , (s.iiucRtpriox. Eiht pollars per annumypaya? Mi X"M; hilf yeiri Viva dollars; quarter, Three Dollars; single copies, 2j cents. .. , "Aii vr RTlslNG. zoior inree mwiuns ui mu ; tire- forty cents for. each coiitinuince; more uian a In f 'JnJ lothin a square, $1, 73 for hrst t breeder. o t anil M cents for eacli after insertion..' 'Hal ho !,q mte.l. 25 (or ,,r9t three l9ert,ollS a!lJ 2l) cent9 for fl1h succeeding insertion. , ' . t TrtiHof veirly advertising made known onanplj cation to the editor ;'.,.,.. w, . '. g l - - -A .-- '. .7 A DVE RTlSjfc M tl NT, V The rOLYNESfAV.'will ho pubjisliril weelily, for the emuin.: si.t months, at the-end of ..whifji. rHanod: ' it meets with a full sKife, of public p Uronagcu'nnd he f-i mil a uefjl p fner t.o the ' crtinipunity, i( wilj' bo cnminticJ yea...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Polynesian. — 15 August 1840

na ... r-. . - ' - . i 1-.. -J. t rr-i - - - - to hcf breast, anu covere her with the rtlost passionate.' kisses, :und mpst litter tears. Atletrtji f?Uo raised her. head and said : 'My.'d'ialrter I it is- proper that thou shouldest 'bid farewell to o.tekhvi of France, and shouldest hog thy fathers blcssin:?! A father's ivia und 'a father's ' . O ... , . r blessing too is ever sacred' ; The young princess' advanced towards the old man who still .stood by the table, Knelt utjiis feet', took one of. bis emacia ted hands in her own, gr,e.d fondlv in his face, n.ud said, in low . faltering accents : 'Father, I am vour child, vour little Catli- arine ;i ' have cp:ne. to.)ia you ".a. lon farewell, and. to ask you to bless me for the last'time." '' . ' . . -Charles VI. jxa.ed with astonishment upon the lovely suppliant, whose mourn iuir dress swept the floor while- she con tinued kneeling at his feet., lie seemed lost in thought, or about to seek. advice from some one near hini.". At last h...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Polynesian. — 15 August 1840

i u 1840. (luce a mar. of his scientific attainments, I" rWi Iiia reputation on such a fabulous ac .oimt to his friend? When he says, p. 424, "Fearful indeed must the spectacle have been, when this volcano was iii a state of activity," his description might have referred jo that period, and if we view it as a mere sketch drawn from his imagination, it is truly graphic-though still improbable, hut the cx jtlicitness and minuteness of detail in the letter, leave no room for such a supposition, jli:, words arc, "at present in terrific activi ty'' ' , ' . -' The guide, who accompanied him to the summit, resides at Hilo, and has since cou nted two other travelers, at distinct peri 0j to the very spot where these observa tions arc said to have been .made. lie states that at both of these visits U appeared the same as when Douglas was there, mere v a little smoke issuing from some of the fis sures. The rest was a great pit. probably much the same as Kilauea would appear if it were emptied ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Polynesian. — 15 August 1840

40 THE POLYNESIAN. Al'GUfiT pobtrt; ontCtaAT.. "Je!e of beanty faro thee well !" Sadly, Tahiti, on the vessel's deck I stand apart and , watch thy blue lulls fading , - Slowly from .sight ; the clustering cocoas , . shading The low roofs of thy dwellings like a speck Yet glimmer on the horizon never more Shall 1 behold them, nor amid thy glades Of Eden loveliness, with flower crowned maids And youths with garlands decked shall rove, nor o'er .' , Thy wild peaks clamber, nor. enraptured : - . stand .Beside thy cool, dark fpuntains, whence a stream Of crystal gushes through the vallies green . Or down the sunny hill-sides leaps I ween , In after days, even when my own dear land Receives the wanderer home, in many a , dream ; Memories of thee will haunt me like a spell, U beautiful laimi! tare thee well !. J. r. c. t Copartnership. The Subscribers hereby give notice that they have 'formed a copartnership under the firm of Shaw & Gray, for the purpose of transacting a general mercan...

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