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W. G. Lawes of Savage Island and New Guinea.

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Published by Religious Tract Society in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lawes, William George, 1839-1907.,
  • Niue.,
  • Papua New Guinea.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith an introd. by R. Wardlaw Thompson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDU430.N5 K5 1909
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 388 p.
    Number of Pages388
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23359401M
    LC Control Number70216015
    OCLC/WorldCa13943

    When they learned that Captain Moresby had discovered a new harbor on the central coast and there were two villages there, Hanuabada and Elevala, they decided this would be a better place for missionaries than Manumanu. A Setter from a Fiji missionary, read in a Sunday-school class, led him inat the age of fifteen, to determine on being a missionary Autobiog. Before going further we had to settle the price that was to be paid. Chalmers has styled Mr.

    They are as dangerous as snakes in the grass, and, like them, should be trodden under foot. Several natives get hold of one end and several of the other, pulling alternately, until the pile is worked down to the required depth. The combs are of their own manufacture, which, after using, they stick in their hair in much the same way as European ladies wear a comb. His term of office was, however, fated to be a short one, as in three months after his appointment, when off Mitre Rock, which is the extreme northern boundary, he contracted the dreaded malaria. William Gill came bringing with him a native from the island of Rarotonga. As we have our shipwrights, so they have special men who understand canoe-building.

    Whether Mr. Robert Felkinfor example, thought Southern Europeans were more physically suitable to thrive in the tropics, though their temperament limited this considerably. It is 15 miles long, and woe betide the vessel that is stranded there, as she would speedily break up. Navigation in Torres Straits was found to be the most intricate and difficult in the world. Rather, they are imbued with powerful cultural meanings and significances which require scrutiny.


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W. G. Lawes of Savage Island and New Guinea. by King, Joseph Download PDF Ebook

They look as if they had at some period subsided, leaving their tops only visible. Beyond Richard Eves this, however, I argue that the debates show that the question of colonialism was complex and was hotly contested, reflecting an underlying tension that was concerned with the adequacy of the colonizing races themselves.

He was not a scholar, but in that year he translated the synoptic gospels into Motu, a language spoken east and west of Port Moresby Hist. The day previous we passed close to the schooner W. G. Lawes of Savage Island and New Guinea. book, in full sail with a fair wind, bound for Queensland.

The stone, which he thought only fit for building walls, was very rich quartz. Perhaps W. G. Lawes of Savage Island and New Guinea. book all things travelling becomes stalest after long continuation. Its northern coast-line almost reaches the equator, and at its southeastern extremity it lies between the tenth and eleventh parallels of south latitude.

Soon in charge of the mission, he pursued a policy of moral reform, cultivated a missionary spirit amongst the more devoted natives, and was diligent in work at the institution for the training of native teachers. After some more of this delightful travelling, with our hands and feet cut and bruised, and darkness beginning to creep round the horizon, we turned our backs on the fetid spot, and were fortunate in coming out upon a plain or flat, covered with grass and timber.

The southern half of the country had been colonised in by the United Kingdom as British New Guinea. At that time there were only two or three tents in the place, but the Palmer diggings soon altered this state of affairs. We did not light a fire, fearing lest the blacks, who favour this camp, might pay us an evening call, as on these occasions they are apt to be rather brusque in their manners.

Opponents of colonization, especially, believed that the defining characteristics of a people were formed by their locality, in particular by its climate, and thus that there were profound differences between peoples.

Having decided to emulate their example, we interviewed two chiefs of Sariba, Peter and Silliweddo. Tamate had entertained hopes that his theory of plateaux and inland lakes would be confirmed, and that "Morrison would tell such a tale of New Guinea as had never before been told.

Every few miles you come upon a settler's homestead smiling with cultivated fields and orchards, where all kinds of tropical fruits are grown, such as the mangot, granddilla, banana, pine-apple, lemons, oranges, pomegranates, paw-paws, etc.

Prime Minister James Marape. He was a thoroughly experienced bushman and a well-educated man, and to listen to his thrilling yarns of peril and adventure by sea and by land was a never-ending source of pleasure. Even some of the most pessimistic accounts suggested that some relief was to be found in the mountainous interiors, much as altitude was considered a healthy refuge from fever-infested lowlands and coastal regions in Africa and India see also Reed ; Kennedy ; Kenny The Hon.

His shares rose tremendously in value, and in a short time he developed from a working man into one of the wealthiest capitalists of the colony. They are placed in a sloping position upon the staging, the larger ends uppermost.Aug 06,  · J.

King, W.

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G. Lawes of Savage Island and New Guinea (Lond, ) British New Guinea, Annual Report, ; LMS papers (National Library of Australia) W. G. Lawes diary(State Library of New South Wales) Protectorate and colony papers (National Archives of Papua New Guinea).

Wedau is a village at the foot of Dogura Hill, and the language of the people living there is, perhaps, the only New Guinea language that the Anglican Missionaries have completely explored.

Into it the Book of Common Prayer and the entire Lectionary, and about a hundred hymns, have been translated. Nov 25,  · In the little ship Surprise the missionaries and the Loyalty Islanders reached Darnley Island on 1 July, In the LMS asked A. W. Murray to leave the Loyalty Islands and take charge of the New Guinea Mission.

The great day had arrived when Christian missionaries would live and work with Papuans on the galisend.com: Pikson.Aug 09,  · LAWES, WILLIAM GEORGE (–), missionary, son of Richard Lawes by pdf wife Mary, daughter of Joseph Pecover of Reading, was born at Aldermaston, Berkshire, on 1 July After education at the village school, he entered at fourteen a Reading house of business.Papua New Guinea Fiction (Tumbuna Stories of Papua New Guinea, Volume 4) by.

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William George Lawes

Slone (Editor) avg rating — 0 ratings. score: 94, and 1 person voted Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *.Lawes had ebook many years as a missionary on Niue (Savage Ebook before moving to New Guinea in to help establish the L.M.S.

mission there (see McFarlane ; King ; Langmore ). Lawes’ opinions were not those of a mere armchair theorist but were informed by his close association with New Guinea.