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" When asked why he did not try to turn the minds of his people to agriculture, he said it was impossible; "that if you told a New Zealander to work, he fell asleep ; but if you spoke of fighting, he opened his eyes as wide as a teacup ; that the whole... "
Journal of a Ten Months' Residence in New Zealand - Página 41
por Richard Alexander Cruise - 1823 - 321 páginas
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The Literary Examiner: Consisting of the Indicator, a Review of Books, and ...

Leigh Hunt - 1823 - 412 páginas
...agriculture, he said it was impossible ; ' that if you told a New Zealander to work, he fell asleep ; bu» if you spoke of fighting, he opened his eyes as wide...was war, and that he looked upon fighting as fun.' " We now supply . an affecting and horrible sketch : it is a description of the return of a victorious...
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The Religious Miscellany: Containing Information Relative to the ..., Volumen2

1823
...Zealander to work, he fell asleep; but if you spoke of fighting, he opened his eyes as wide as a tea cup; that the whole bent of his mind was war, and that he looked upon fighting as fun.' "The beach was covered with natives, waiting the return of the expedition; and, as the canoes approached,...
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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

1824
...tribe, ' neither he nor his brother ate human flesh, nor did they fight on Sundays.' When asked why be did not try to turn the minds of his people to agriculture,...and that he looked upon fighting as fun.' - - " The beach was covered with natives, waiting the return of the expedition; and, as the canoes approached,...
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The Friend of India: Monthly series, Volumen7

1824
...exhorted to promote the happiness of his people by cultivating the arts of peace, his reply was, that it was impossible, "that if you told a New Zealander...war; and that he looked upon fighting as fun." , The kinds of afl'tnee, which are deemed adequate causes of war, are so numerous and varied, that it seems...
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The Universal review; or, Chronicle of the literature of all nations, Volumen2

...agriculture ; but he affirmed that it was impossible, and added, in his own expressive phraseology, that " if you told a New Zealander to work, he fell...war, and that he looked upon fighting as fun." The efforts of the missionaries to devote the attention of the islanders to agricultural and mechanical...
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The North American Review, Volumen18

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1824
...make his people happy byteaching them agriculture, and the arts of civilized life, he replied, that it was impossible, 'that if you told a New Zealander...was war ; and that he looked upon fighting as fun.' In his own case Tooi's conduct verified his language. All the tribes have fortified posts, called Pahs,...
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The New Zealanders

George Lillie Craik - 1830 - 420 páginas
...resistance. To qualify this story, he remarked, that, though all the dead bodies were devoured by the tribe, " neither he nor his brother ate human flesh,...was war, and that he looked upon fighting as fun*." All the subsequent notices which we have of these chiefs are such as we might expect from what Captain...
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The New Zealanders

George Lillie Craik - 1830 - 424 páginas
...minds of his people to agriculture, he said it was impossible ; " that if you told a New Zeulander to work, he fell asleep ; but if you spoke of fighting,...was war, and that he looked upon fighting as fun*." All the subsequent notices which we have of these chiefs are such as we might expect from what Captain...
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Polynesia, Or, An Historical Account of the Principal Islands in the South ...

Michael Russell - 1842 - 440 páginas
...resistance. To qualify this story, he remarked that, ' though all the dead bodies were devoured by the tribe, neither he nor his brother ate human flesh,...was war, and that he looked upon fighting as fun.' " — Cruise's Journal, p. 39. New Zealauders, p. 419. territory. Wheety, a third individual of the...
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Polynesia, Or, An Historical Account of the Principal Islands in the South ...

Michael Russell - 1843 - 440 páginas
...turn the minds of his people to agriculture, he said it was impossible ; ' that if you told a I^ew Zealander to work, he fell asleep ; but if you spoke...was war, and that he looked upon fighting as fun.' " — Cruise's Journal, p. 39. New Zealanders, p. 419. territory. Wheety, a third individual of the...
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