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CONTENTS.




CHAPTER I.
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Letter to England announcing start from Fiji—Vague plans, 1
CHAPTER II.
Life in a French man-of-war—Convent-life in Tonga—Early martyrs—Wesleyan mission—Roman Catholic mission—Cyclopean tombs at Mua—Gigantic trilithon—Fines and taxes—King George Tupou, 3
CHAPTER III.
Sail from Tonga to Vavau—Volcano of Tofua—Wesleyan mission—Two thousand miles from a doctor—Orange-groves—A lovely sea-lake—Coral caves, 24
CHAPTER IV.
Life on board ship—The Wallis Isles—Fotuna—Sunday Isle—Cyclopean remains on Easter Isle—Stone adzes—Samoa—Pango-Pango harbour, 33
CHAPTER V.
Boat transit to Leone—Spouting caves—Council of war—Sketch of Samoan history—Night dances, 48
CHAPTER VI.
A shore without a reef—Samoan plants—Houses—Animals—Laying foundation-stone of a church—School festival—the Navigator's Isles, 61