Missionary Heroes In Oceania : True Stories Of The Intrepid Bravery And Stirring Adventures Of ... Missionary Heroes In Oceania : True Stories Of The Intrepid Bravery And Stirring Adventures Of ... Missionary Heroes In Oceania : True Stories Of The Intrepid Bravery And Stirring Adventures Of ...

Missionary Heroes In Oceania : True Stories Of The Intrepid Bravery And Stirring Adventures Of Missionaries With Uncivilized Man, Wild Beasts And The Forces Of Nature DATED 1915

Lambert, John C

Verlag: Seeley, Service & Co, London, 1915
Zustand: Very Good Hardcover
Verkäufer John T. & Pearl Lewis (Cornwall, Vereinigtes Königreich)

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True Stories Of The Intrepid Bravery And Stirring Adventures Of Missionaries With Uncivilized Man, Wild Beasts And The Forces Of Nature. CONTENTS : CHAPTER I THE MARTYR-BISHOP OF MELANESIA : In the Eton playing-fields-A case of moral courage-Bishop Selwyn and Corey Patteson-Selwyn's work in Melanesia-Wanted a helper found found-Patteson as skipper and college tutor-Bishop of Melanesia-Exciting adventures-The kidnappers-The Bishop's death. CHAPTER II ONE OF THE UNRETURNING BRAVE An unexplored island-" Tamate "-Sea-dwellings and tree-dwellings-A ghastly parcel-Toeless feet-A perilous retreat-Dangers of the surf-Chalmers as a great explorer-As a teacher of the A B C-R. L. Stevenson and Tamate-The last expedition to the Fly River. CHAPTER III FATHER DAMIEN OF MOLOKAI : The Hawaiian Islands-Captain Cook and Father Damien-A brave rescue-Molokai and its lepers-Under the pandanus tree-Doctor, undertaker, and grave-digger-What was Father Damien like?-Himself a leper-In life and in death-A statue and a monument. CHAPTER IV AMONG THE CANNIBAL ISLANDS The Fiji Islands-Man-eating-Human sacrifice-King George of Tonga-James Calvert-The King of Bau-The Manhunters-Two brave ladies-Murder of widows-King Thakombau and Queen Victoria-A happy Christian warrior. CHAPTER V THE APOSTLE OF THE NEW HEBRIDES John Williams and John G. Paton-First night on Tanna-A lonely grave-The power of an empty revolver-Savages foiled by a retriever-A tragedy on Erromanga-The sandal-wood traders-H.M.S. Pelorus-Bishop Selwyn's testimony-The power of prayer-" The last awful night "-Facing the cannibal-Jehovah's rain-Epilogue. CHAPTER VI KAPIOLANI AND THE GODDESS OF THE VOLCANO Opukahaia at the gates of Yale-The expedition to Hawaii-Titus Coan-New Arts of the Apostles-An adventurous tour-Kapiolani-The march to the volcano-The pythoness of Pele-On the floor of the crater-The challenge to the fire goddess-Sudden fall of the Hawaiian Dagons. Book - in Very Good bright blue boards with a pictorial front board - minor marking to the boards, just a touch rubbed and minor bumping to the extreme corners, light bumping to the extreme ends of the spine. Contents, browning to some pages, previous owner's inscription 'To Robert J Hall from the P.M. Missionary Society Oct 1916 RWBW.' otherwise clean and tightly bound. Size: 8 inches tall by 5 inches. 162 pages & 12 page catalogue to rear. Illustrated frontispiece and seven other full page black and white plates. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 201-750 grams. Category: Religion & Theology; Travel & Places. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 6635. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 6635

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Titel: Missionary Heroes In Oceania : True Stories ...

Verlag: Seeley, Service & Co, London

Erscheinungsdatum: 1915

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand:Very Good

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: No Dust Jacket

Auflage: Reprint.

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