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" Why do you not kill him ? You tell me if a man kills another in England that he is hanged for it. This man has killed ten, and yet you will not kill him, though many of his countrymen desire it, and it would be very good. "
The London Magazine Enlarged and Improved - Page 133
1784
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 46

1784 - 722 pages
...expoltulated with me very earneftly, faying, '< Why do you not kill hi.-.i ? You tell me, if a man kille another in England, that he is hanged for it. This...killed ten, and yet you will not kill him ; though many <jf his country men defire it, and it would be very good." Omai's arguments, though fpecioos enough,...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 71

1785 - 620 pages
...returned ; and feeing the chief unhurt, he expoftulated with me very earneftly, faying, " Why do you not kill him ? You tell me, if a man kills another in...will not kill him ; though many of his countrymen defire it, and it would be very good." Omai's arguments, though fpecious enough, having no weight with...
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Historical Account of the Most Celebrated Voyages, Travels, and Discoveries ...

William Fordyce Mavor - 1796 - 712 pages
...is Kahoora ; kill him!" He afterwards expoftulated with me very earneftly, faying, " Why do you not kill him ? You tell me, if a man kills another in...you will not kill him; though many of his countrymen defire it; and it would be very good." Omai's arguments, though fpecious enough, r;aving no weight...
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Historical Account of the Most Celebrated Voyages, Travels, and Discoveries ...

William Fordyce Mavor - 1796 - 380 pages
...He afterwards expoftulated with me very earneftly, faying, " Why do you not kill him ? You tell roe, if a man kills another in England, that he is hanged...you will not kill him; though many of his countrymen defire it; and it would be very good." Omai's arguments, though fpecious enough, having no weight with...
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Historical Account of the Most Celebrated Voyages, Travels, and ..., Volume 7

1796 - 364 pages
...is Kahoora ; kill him!" He afterwards expoftulated with me very earneftly, faying, " Why do you not kill him? You tell me, if a man kills another in England, that he is hanged for it. This mnn has killed ten, and yet you will not kill him; though many of his countrymen defire it; and it...
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A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and ..., Volume 11

John Pinkerton - 1812 - 1030 pages
...returned ; and feeing the chief unhurt, he expoftulated with me very earneftly, faying, " Why do you not kill him ? You tell me, if a man kills another in...you will not kill him, though many of his countrymen defireit, and it would be very good." ' Qraai's arguments, though fpecious enough, having no weight...
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A general history and collection of voyages and travels, arranged ..., Issue 30

General history - 1814 - 798 pages
...returned ; and seeing the chief unhurt, he expostulated with me very earnestly, saying, " Why do you not kill him ? You tell me, if a man kills another in...you will not kill him, though many of his countrymen desire it, and it would be very good." Omai's arguments, though specious enough, having no weight with...
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The World Displayed, Or, A Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 10

1815 - 476 pages
...very earnestly, saying, " Why do you not kill him ? you tell roe, if a man kills another in England he is hanged for it: this man has killed ten, and...you will not kill him, though many of his countrymen desire it, and it would be very good." Omai•* arguments, though specious enough, had no weight with...
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The Three Voyages of Captain James Cook Around the World, Volume 5

James Cook - 1821 - 488 pages
...returned ; and seeing the chief unhurt, he expostulated with me very earnestly, saying, " Why do you not kill him ? " You tell me, if a man kills another in...will not kill him ; though many of " his countrymen desire it, and it would be very " good." Omai'» arguments, though specious enough, having no weight...
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A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Arranged ..., Volume 15

Robert Kerr - 1824 - 532 pages
...seeing the chief unhurt, he expostulated with me very earnestly, saying, " Why do you not kill hina ? You tell me, if a man kills another in England that...you will not kill him, though many of his countrymen desire it, and it would be very good." Omai's arguments, though specious enough, having no weight with...
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