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Wanderings Among South Sea Savages

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Author: H.W. Walker
Language: English
Wordcount: 58,828 / 164 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63.6
LoC Category: G
Downloads: 725
mnybks.net#: 7209
Genre: Travel
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tion A New Guinea River Scene Papuan Tree-Houses A Village of the Agai Ambu H. W. Walker, L. Dyke-Acland, and C. A. W. Monckton View of Kuching from the Rajah's Garden Dayaks and Canoes Dayak in War-Coat Dayak Women and Children on the Platform outside a long House Dayaks Catching Fish A Dayak Woman with Mourning Ornaments round waist On a Tobacco Estate On a Bornean River


Life in the Home of a Fijian Prince.

CHAPTER 1

Life in the Home of a Fijian Prince.

Journey to Taviuni -- Samoan Songs -- Whistling for the Wind -- Landing on Koro -- Nabuna -- Samoans and Fijians Compared -- Fijian Dances and Angona Drinking -- A Hurricane in the Southern Seas -- Arrival at Taviuni -- First Impressions of Ratu Lala's Establishment -- Character of Ratu Lala -- Prohibition of Cricket -- Ratu Lala Offended -- The Prince's Musical Box.

Among all my wanderings in Fiji I think I may safely say that my two months' stay with Ratu (Prince) Lala, on the island of Taviuni, ranks highest both for interest a

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