But the words seem somewhat out of joint: "Waikiki lantoni oe Kaa hooly hooly wawhoo." Translated, that means "When we were marching through Georgia." Passing through the market place we saw that feature of Honolulu under its most favorable auspices that is, in the full glory of Saturday afternoon, which is a festive day with the natives.

"FAIAGA OE, Tialli, thou but playest with me. Raise thy hand and call out 'I thirst! and every woman in the village will run to thee, each with a drinking-nut, and those that desire thee, but are afraid, will give two. But to come inside when Nalia is away would be to put shame on her." The white man mused. The boy's solemn chatter entertained him.

"I am sure ye are right about the sawing and the mawing, the shearing and the leading, and what for suld ye no be right about kirkwark, too? But concerning my oe, Reuben Butler " "Reuben Butler, gudewife," said David, with solemnity, "is a lad I wish heartily weel to, even as if he were mine ain son but I doubt there will be outs and ins in the track of his walk.

From the chimneys of two of the huts smoke was ascending in the still afternoon air. Pronounce the oe like the e in her and th like t. The gazers were filled with delight. This, then, was the spot where they were to spend the summer! The cows began to bellow. The smaller animals, one and all, started on a run past the cows and down the hill.

Beyond, in long lines, kept in order by the native police, were the carriages and motor-cars of the Honolulu aristocracy. On the wharf the Royal Hawaiian Band played "Aloha Oe," and when it finished, a stringed orchestra of native musicians on board the transport took up the same sobbing strains, the native woman singer's voice rising birdlike above the instruments and the hubbub of departure.

When she felt the grip of the fingers that had gripped hers a thousand times on surf-boards and lava slopes, she heard the words of the song with a new understanding as they sobbed in the Hawaiian woman's silver throat: "Ka halia ko aloha kai hiki mai, Ke hone ae nei i ku'u manawa, O oe no kan aloha A loko e hana nei."

Deans, with a gravity that seemed intended to cut short the subject; but a woman who is bent upon a point is not easily pushed aside from it. "And," continued Mrs. Butler, "he can wag his head in a pulpit now, neibor Deans, think but of that my ain oe and a'body maun sit still and listen to him, as if he were the Paip of Rome."

The article te often stands before proper names; also before God, Te Atua; sometimes o, which then appears to be an article; as, O Pomare, O Huaheine, O Tahaiti. Sometimes this o is placed before the personal pronouns in the nominative case. O vau, I; o oe, thou; o oia, she, he, it. In these pronouns the Tahaitian, and those languages to which it bears affinity, are particularly rich.

Lovaina hugged me to her capacious bosom, the Dummy stroked my back a moment, and I was off for the cannibal isles. A letter from Fragrance of the Jasmine, to Frederick O'Brien, at Sausalito, California: "Ia ora na oe! Maru: "Great sorrow has come to Tahiti. The people die by thousands from a devil sickness, the grippe, or influenza.

I canna hear the wind whistle, and the sea roar, but I think I see the coble whombled keel up, and some o' them struggling in the waves! Eh, sirs; sic weary dreams as folk hae between sleeping and waking, before they win to the lang sleep and the sound! I could amaist think whiles my son, or else Steenie, my oe, was dead, and that I had seen the burial.