James Calvert of Fiji
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328 pages
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THE LIBRARY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES V \ -rr.tr I .v Til . .\irt. Louden. . JAMES CALVERT OF FIJI. BY G. STRINGER ROWE. LONDON : CHARLES H. CASTLE CITY B.C.KELLY, 2, STREET, ROAD, AND PATERNOSTEB B.C.66, Bow, 1893. andPiinteU & Londonby Ilazell, Watson, Yiney, Ld., Aylesbnry. OUR DEAR ANNIE CALVERT (LAKAI) THIS RECORD OP THE LIFEIMPERFECT OF BELOVED FATHERHER IS INSCRIBED. 1732520 THEFIJI AND FIJIANS. THOMASBy THE MISSIONWILLIAMS. HISTOBY. By JAMES CALVERT. Edited G. STRINGEBby Third Edition. Crown 5*.ROWE. 8vo, toLIFE OP JOHN HUNT, Missionary the Cannibals of G. STRINGERFiji. By ROWE. Fifth Edition. Crown Is. Qd8vo, LIFE OF MARY CALVERT. By G. STRINGER ROWE. Crown 1*.8vo, THE KING AND THE PEOPLE OF FIJI. a Life ofContaining Thakombau, the JOSEPHetc. Rev. WATERHOUSE.By Crown 8vo. Print.[Out of : The of aJOEL BULU Autobiography Minister in the South Seas.Native Trans- lated a Ninth Thousand.by Missionary. 1*.8vo,Foolscap LONDON: IT.CHARLES KELLY. PEEFACE. the of~\T7"HEN this Memoir was under-writing taken it was that there would beexpected material for a much book.larger Having regard to the extended usefulness of the it isBiography, to be that this hashardly regretted expectation not been fulfilled. There is ofneed, however, a word of to show the recordexplanation why aof so full and eventful life has not been made more ample.

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THE LIBRARY
OF
THE UNIVERSITY
OF CALIFORNIA
LOS ANGELESV
\-rr.tr I .v Til .
.\irt. Louden. .JAMES CALVERT
OF FIJI.
BY
G. STRINGER ROWE.
LONDON :
CHARLES H. CASTLE CITY B.C.KELLY, 2, STREET, ROAD,
AND PATERNOSTEB B.C.66, Bow,
1893.andPiinteU & Londonby Ilazell, Watson, Yiney, Ld., Aylesbnry.OUR DEAR
ANNIE CALVERT (LAKAI)
THIS
RECORD OP THE LIFEIMPERFECT
OF
BELOVED FATHERHER
IS INSCRIBED.
1732520THEFIJI AND FIJIANS. THOMASBy
THE MISSIONWILLIAMS. HISTOBY. By
JAMES CALVERT. Edited G. STRINGEBby
Third Edition. Crown 5*.ROWE. 8vo,
toLIFE OP JOHN HUNT, Missionary
the Cannibals of G. STRINGERFiji. By
ROWE. Fifth Edition. Crown Is. Qd8vo,
LIFE OF MARY CALVERT. By
G. STRINGER ROWE. Crown 1*.8vo,
THE KING AND THE PEOPLE OF
FIJI. a Life ofContaining Thakombau,
the JOSEPHetc. Rev. WATERHOUSE.By
Crown 8vo. Print.[Out of
: The of aJOEL BULU Autobiography
Minister in the South Seas.Native Trans-
lated a Ninth Thousand.by Missionary.
1*.8vo,Foolscap
LONDON: IT.CHARLES KELLY.PEEFACE.
the of~\T7"HEN this Memoir was under-writing
taken it was that there would beexpected
material for a much book.larger Having regard
to the extended usefulness of the it isBiography,
to be that this hashardly regretted expectation
not been fulfilled. There is ofneed, however,
a word of to show the recordexplanation why
aof so full and eventful life has not been made
more ample.
It was that an examination of dearhoped my
old friend's and otherjournals private papers
would besides those whichmany particularsyield
he himself had made at times andpublic many
in It was not so. With his know-many places.
and what a wonderful store of
ledge experiences,
observation and narrative he have fur-might
nished ! But he was so toabsolutely given up
his one that he seldom took accountwork,greatPREFACE.
of those which outside of it.lay Moreover,things
in his noble character there was littlevery
He was most and mostimagination. admirably
matter-of-fact so in the; that,provokingly years
of his he to notegreatest activity, scarcely stayed
the features of scenes which mustpicturesque
have been rich in the Hisstrangely picturesque.
of the in South Africajournals eight years spent
for monthsmention, dates,together, only places,
and fulfilled.engagements
chiefThe events of his hadMissionary History
inbeen told the of thealready published story
of the chroniclewherein, indeed,regeneration Fiji,
of his life is It has caused me some
largely given.
little embarrassment that the account of the
Fiji
Mission either written orwas, yearsthirty-five ago,
into form hand. inown Thus,put by my re-telling
of it I have been sometimesportions here, obliged
to or to own words.quote paraphrase my
It is to be desired that thisgreatly Biography
set the of themay many upon reading History Fiji
Mission. It is of and the evidentialeasy access;
cannot be over-value of it on behalf of the Gospel
rated. It so a as to be ofcovers large ground
and it is so ascommanding importance: compact

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