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" ... if their land is fertile and their sky serene, their physical temperament is so indolent as to render these natural advantages totally unproductive. The missionaries, he remarks, possess a public garden, very well stocked and cultivated, and the greater... "
A Voyage Round the World: In the Years 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803, and 1804, in ... - Page 13
by John Turnbull - 1805
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The South Sea islander: containing many interesting facts relative to the ...

Religion - 1820 - 175 pages
...stocked and cultivated, and the greater part of them a private one, not mach inferior. The space enclosed within the palisades of the public garden, is about...and perfection : they have moreover patches of the tarra root, Indian corn, and indigo. The natives respect the Missionaries, and in some respect regard...
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Polynesia, Or, An Historical Account of the Principal Islands in the South ...

Michael Russell - Melanesia - 1842 - 440 pages
...garden, very well stocked and cultivated, and the greater part of them a private one not much inferior. It seems natural to imagine that its beauty and utility...acted as a stimulus to the natives to imitate their exertions ; " the indolence of the Otaheitans is beyond the cure of any common remedy."* But it is...
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The Family Library (Harper)., Volume 158

Child rearing - 1845
...garden, very well stocked and cultivated, and the greater part of them a private one not much inferior. It seems natural to imagine that its beauty and. utility...acted as a stimulus to the natives to imitate their exertions ; "the indolence of the Otabeitans is beyond the cure of any common remedy."* But it is admitted,...
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Polynesia: A History of the South Sea Islands, Including New Zealand ; with ...

Michael Russell - Missions - 1852 - 486 pages
...garden, very well stocked and cultivated , and the greater part of them a private one not much inferior. It seems natural to imagine that its beauty and utility would have acted CHAP. in. as a stimulus to the natives to imitate their exertions ; " the indolence of the Otaheitans...
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Polynesia: A History of the South Sea Islands, Including New Zealand : with ...

Michael Russell - Missions - 1849 - 440 pages
...garden, very well stocked and cultivated, and the greater part of them a private one not much inferior. It seems natural to imagine that its beauty and utility...acted as a stimulus to the natives to imitate their exertions ; " the indolence of the Otaheitans is beyond the cure of any common remedy."* But it is...
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