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Some Ladies visit the Fort with very uncommon Ceremonies: The
Indians attend Divine Service, and in the Evening exhibit a most ex-
traordinary Spectacle : Toubourai Tamaide falls into Temptation. 124
CH A P. XIII.
Another Visit to Tootahah, with various Adventures : Extraordinary
Amusement of the Indians, with Remarks
upon it': Preparations to
ubferve the Transit of Venus, and what happened in the mean time
at the Fort.
CH A P. XIV..
The Ceremonies of an Indian Funeral particularly described : General
Observations on the Subject: A Character found among the Indians:
to which the Ancients paid great Veneration : A Robbery at the
Fort, and its. Consequences;, with a Specimen of Indian Cookery,
and various Incident's.
An Account of the Circumnavigation of the island, and various Inci-
dents that happened during the Expedition ; with a Description of
a Burying-place and Place of Worship, called a Morai.
CHA P. XVI:
An Expedition of Mr. Banks to trace the River : Marks of fubter-
raneous Fire. : . Preparations for leaving the Ipand: An Account of
CHA P. XVII..
A particular Description of the Island; its Produce and Inhabitants;
their Dress, Habitations, Food, domestic Life and Amusements. 184,
CH A P. XVIII.
Of the Manufactures, Boats, and Navigation of Otaheiten
CH A P. XIX.
Of the Division of Time in Otaheite; Numeration, Computation of
Distance, Language, Diseases, Disposal of the Dead, Religion,
War, Weapons, and Government ; with some general Observations
for the Use of future Navigators.
CH A P. XX.
A Description of several other sands in the Neighbourhood of Ota-
heite, with various Incidents ; a dramatic Entertainment ; and
many Particulars relative to the Customs and Manners of the In-
CH A P. 1.
The Passage from Oteroah to New Zealand; Incidents which hap-
pened on going ashore there, and while the Ship lay in Poverty
CH A P. II.
A Description of Poverty Bay, and the Face of the adjacent Country.
The Range from thence to Cape Turnagain, and back to Tolaga.;
with some Account of the People and the Country, and several Inci-
dents that happened on that Part of the Coaft.
CH A P. III.
The Range from Tolaga to Mercury Bay, with an Account of many
Incidents that happened both on board and ashore : A Description of
several Views exhibited by the Country, and of the Heppahs, or
fortified Villages of the Inbabitants.
CH A P. IV.
The Range from Mercury Bay to the Bay of Islands: An Expedition
up the River Thames: Some Account of the Indians who inhabit
its Banks, and the fine Timber that grows there : Several Inter-
views with the Natives on different Parts of the Coast, and a
Skirmish with them upon an Island.
CH A P. V.
Range from the Bay of Islands round North Cape to Queer Charlotte's
Sound; and a Description of that Part of the Coast.
CHA P. VI.
Transactions in Queen Charlotte's Sound : Passage through the
Streight which divides the two Islands, and back to Cape Turn-
again : Horrid Custom of the Inhabitants : Remarkable Melody of
Birds : A Vift to a Heppah, and many other Particulars. 385
A C C 0 U N T
VOYAGE round the WORLD,
IN THE YEARS
MDCCLXVIII, MDCCLXIX, MDCCLXX, and MDCCLXXI.
By Lieutenant JAMES COOK,
Commander of his Majesty's Bark the ENDEAVOUR.