Te Rou, or the Maori at Home

Te Rou, or the Maori at Home : A Tale, Exhibiting the Social Life, Manners, Habits, and Customs of the Maori Race in New Zealand Prior to the Introduction of Civilisation Amongst Them (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Te Rou, or the Maori at Home: A Tale, Exhibiting the Social Life, Manners, Habits, and Customs of the Maori Race in New Zealand Prior to the Introduction of Civilisation Amongst Them Orira, while making his way to certain mountains, the interior of which he wished to see, was crossing a low country, where he was met by a giant (there were giants in the land in those days), who questioned him. Orira answered him tartly, upon which the giant gave him a blow on the head, thus ending his life, and preventing any further attempt at trench making. Mangamuka followed Nearly the same direction as Orira; but, in attempting to get into the interior Of the mountains towards which his brother was going, he encountered a Tupua 1 (in the shape Of a large stone) About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 346 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 19mm | 476g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 024320910X
  • 9780243209101