This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1820 Excerpt: ...as possible other chiefs, whom he began to think might be connected with Voogi. During: the remainder of the night, no.disturbance took ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1820 Excerpt: ...as possible other chiefs, whom he began to think might be connected with Voogi. During: the remainder of the night, no.disturbance took place. In the morning, as sjoorf as it was light, the people began to assemble on the malai; out of respect to the departed chief; and sat on the ground, waiting for the commencement of the ceremonies usual on such extraordinary occasions. In the mean time, the prince, and his uncle, Finow Fijr, prepare ed cava at a neighbouring house, and presented it.there to the priest of Toobo Totai, out of respect to that god, who was now become the tutelar deity of the young prince. By the moutH of his priest the god desired him not to fear rebellion; "for who should dare to rebel against a chief who was the peculiar care of the powers of Bolotoo? He commanded him moreover to reflect on the circumstances of his father's death, as a salutary lesson to himself: "Your father," said the divinity f " is now no'more;--but why did he die?--because he was-disrespectful to the gods!" The conference here ended. A short time after, the prince, whilst refleeting on the words of the oracle, was 'addressed by a woman, who was sitting behind him in waiting, and who was much respected by the late king and his family, on account of her having given him some information respecting a real or supposed conspiracy, Ob the part of the Yavaoo chiefs; (Booboonoo, Cacahoo, and others, who were seized in consequence at Macave, and afterwards put to death: ) This woman remarked to the prince that his father, just before he was taken ill, had sent two men to her to procure a rope, (she having the care of a store-house, ) with orders to bring it to him secretly. These two men, whose names were Toohengi and Boboto, (the former the son of Toobo ...Read Less
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