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White Shadows in the South Seas by Frederick O'Brien
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WHITE SHADOWS IN THE SOUTH SEAS

by

FREDERICK O'BRIEN

With Many Illustrations from Photographs

T. Werner Laurie, Ltd.

1919







[Illustration: Village of Atuona, showing peak of Temetiu
The author's house is the small white speck in the center]




FOREWORD

There is in the nature of every man, I firmly believe, a longing to
see and know the strange places of the world. Life imprisons us all
in its coil of circumstance, and the dreams of romance that color
boyhood are forgotten, but they do not die. They stir at the sight