New Zealand - A General History And Collection Of Voyages And Travels - Volume 14 - By Robert Kerr









































































 -  Among them were a
    considerable number of women, who wantoned in the water like
    amphibious creatures, and were easily persuaded - Page 350
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Among Them Were A Considerable Number Of Women, Who Wantoned In The Water Like Amphibious Creatures, And Were Easily Persuaded To Come On Board, Perfectly Naked, Without Professing Greater Chastity Than The Common Women At Otaheite And The Society Isles," &C. - G.F.

[4] "He was drest in mats, one of which, on account of the coolness of the morning, he had drawn over his shoulders.

He resembled all other uncivilized people in the circumstance that his attention could not be fixed to one object for any space of time, and it was difficult to prevail on him to sit still whilst Mr Hodges drew his portrait. After breakfast, the captains and my father prepared to return to the shore with him; but just as he was going out of the cabin, he happened to see an Otaheitean dog running about the deck; at this sight he could not conceal his joy, but clapped his hands on his breast, and, turning to the captain, repeated the word goorree near twenty times. We were much surprised to hear that he knew the name of an animal which did not exist in his country, and made him a present of one of each sex, with which he went on shore in an extacy of joy." - G.F.

[5] "I remained on board all this day to arrange the collection of plants and birds which we had made on our first excursion, and which was far from despicable, considering the small size of the island.

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