The Right Hon. R. J. Seddon's (the Premier of New Zealand) Visit to Tonga, Fiji, Savage Island, and the Cook Island : May, 1900 (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from The Right Hon. R. J. Seddon's (the Premier of New Zealand) Visit to Tonga, Fiji, Savage Island, and the Cook Island: May, 1900 The next dav was also without wind, but the heaving sea caused a sparse attendance at thedinner-table. This was Fridav, but, to our surprise, we found that next day 'was Fridav also, though new-zea landers'called it Saturday; we had crossed the 180th parallel of longitude and got into The night of the first Friday the sea increased its roughness, and all the second Friday it was rolling its hills and valleys right into our teeth. Wind and sea ahead, all but four of us prostrate, and some had eaten nothing since the start. Delightful place is the sea for some voyagersl - the buoyancy and life of old ocean bring them little pleasure. As the green seas broke over the bows of the steamer, and poured cascades of foam down from the. Forecastle on to the main deck, the heavy thumps and tumblings awoke no vearnings for a life on the ocean wave. 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.
- Hardback | 398 pages
- 152 x 229 x 22mm | 685g
- 27 Dec 2018
- Forgotten Books
- 136 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white