History of the Sandwich Islands: With an Account of the American Mission Established There in 1820

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Amer. Sunday-School Union, 1829 - 214 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 206 - Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness; covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity, whisperers, Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, Without understanding, covenant breakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful...
الصفحة 2 - District, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit : " THE CHILD'S BOTANY," In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled, " An act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned...
الصفحة 194 - God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise, and the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty...
الصفحة 20 - COUNSEL, confirmed it by an oath; that by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have strong consolation who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us...
الصفحة 78 - ... in a state of terrific ebullition, rolling to and fro its "fiery surge
الصفحة 78 - ... many craters, rose either round the edge or from the surface of the burning lake. Twentytwo constantly emitted columns of grey smoke, or pyramids of brilliant flame ; and several of these at the same time vomited from their ignited mouths streams of lava, which rolled in blazing torrents down their black indented sides into the boiling mass below.
الصفحة 78 - Hetween nine and ten, the dark clouds and heavy fog, that since the setting of the sun had hung over the volcano, gradually cleared away, and the fires of Kirauea, darting their fierce light athwart the midnight gloom, unfolded a sight terrible and sublime beyond all we had yet seen. • The agitated mass of liquid lava, like a flood of melted metnl, raged with tumultuous whirl.
الصفحة 78 - The grey, and in some places apparently calcined, sides of the great crater before us ; the fissures which intersected the surface of the plain on which we were standing ; the long banks of sulphur on the opposite side of the abyss ; the vigorous action of the numerous small craters on its borders ; the dense columns of vapour and smoke, that rose at the north and south...
الصفحة 49 - Upon this, a monstrous cuttle-fish, (sepia octopus, an animal of the molusca-i-ermes tribe,) had just been placed fresh from the sea. and in all its life and vigour. The queen had taken it up with both hands, and brought its body to her mouth : and by a single application of her teeth, the black juices and blood, with which it was...
الصفحة 78 - ... of the abyss ; the vigorous action of the numerous small craters on its borders ; the dense columns of vapour and smoke, that rose at the north and south end of the plain ; together with the ridge of steep rocks by which it was surrounded, rising probably in some places 300 or 400 feet in perpendicular height, presented an immense volcanic panorama, the effect of which was greatly augmented by the constant roaring of the vast furnaces below.

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