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" ... spontaneous fruit among the islanders of the South Sea. Turnbull, who knew their characters well, remarked long ago that, if their land is fertile and their sky serene, their physical temperament is so indolent as to render these natural advantages... "
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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Polynesia, Or, An Historical Account of the Principal Islands in the South ...

Michael Russell - Melanesia - 1842 - 440 pages
...indolent as to render these natural advantages totally unproductive. The missionaries, he remarks, possess a public garden, very well stocked and cultivated,...greater part of them a private one not much inferior. It seems natural to imagine that its beauty and utility would have acted as a stimulus to the natives...
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The Family Library (Harper)., Volume 158

Child rearing - 1845
...indolent as to render these natural advantages totally unproductive. The missionaries, he remarks, possess a public garden, very well stocked and cultivated,...greater part of them a private one not much inferior. It seems natural to imagine that its beauty and. utility would have acted as a stimulus to the natives...
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Polynesia: A History of the South Sea Islands, Including New Zealand ; with ...

Michael Russell - Missions - 1852 - 486 pages
...indolent as to render these natural advantages totally unproductive. The missionaries, he remarks, possess a public garden, very well stocked and cultivated...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...
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Polynesia: A History of the South Sea Islands, Including New Zealand : with ...

Michael Russell - Missions - 1849 - 440 pages
...indolent as to render these natural advantages totally unproductive. The missionaries, he remarks, possess a public garden, very well stocked and cultivated,...greater part of them a private one not much inferior. It seems natural to imagine that its beauty and utility would have acted as a stimulus to the natives...
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