Journal of Voyages and Travels by the Rev. Daniel Tyerman and George Bennet, Esq: Deputed from the London Missionary Society, to Visit Their Various Stations in the South Sea Islands, China, India, &c. Between the Years 1821 and 1829, Volume 1
What people are saying - Write a review
Other editions - View all
affection animal appeared beautiful boat body brought called canoe captain carried chapel chiefs Christian cloth cocoa-nut color course covered dark death earth eyes feet fish five former formerly four frequently friends fruit give gospel ground hand head hearts held hogs Huahine hundred idols immediately inches islands kind king land late latter leaves length light living look Lord manner marae means meeting miles missionaries morning mountains natives nature nearly never night observed occasion offered once passed persons plants Pomare prayer prepared present priests reached received remarkable respecting rest rocks sail seemed seen ship shore side Society soon South spirit stands stones subjects Tahiti taken things tion took trees Tyerman various vessel whole wind young
Page 247 - Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment: who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain: Who layeth the beams of his chambers in the waters: who maketh the clouds his chariot: who walketh upon the wings of the wind...
Page 271 - And it shall come to pass in that day, that the light shall not be clear, nor dark: but it shall be one day which shall be known to the Lord, not day, nor night: but it shall come to pass, that at evening time it shall be light.
Page 139 - Who, when he came, and had seen the grace of God, was glad, and exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they would cleave unto the Lord ; for he was a good man, and full of the Holy Ghost and of faith.
Page 2 - I have commanded you, and lo ! I am with you alway, even to the end of the world.
Page 4 - They that go down to the sea in ships, That do business in great waters ; These see the works of the Lord, And his wonders in the deep.
Page 22 - And A Man shall be as an hiding-place from the wind, and a covert from the tempest ; as rivers of water in a dry place, as the shadow of a great rock in a weary land.
Page 17 - LORD God of hosts, who is a strong LORD like unto thee ? or to thy faithfulness round about thee ? 9 Thou rulest the raging of the sea: when the waves thereof arise, thou stillest them.
Page 232 - And they saw the God of Israel : and there was under his feet, as it were, a paved work of a sapphire stone, and as it were the body of heaven in his clearness.