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Samoan Stories.

was their affection for him, and they said: "Love to you! It is the road of prosperity which is travelled."

Then they had their meal. When it was done they said to him, "Atapu, very pleasing is your kind conduct. Now we are going, and we leave these things that you may properly work at your profession. Although Tulauena engaged in it, his work was incomplete; he will be under you."

These are the two great branches of the family: Sa-Tulauena is one great branch, the king of which is Seve; and Pe-o-Sa-sua is the other great branch, the king of which is Atapu.

That is the end.