Sentence Examples

  • The Fijians are a people of Melanesian (Papuan) stock much crossed with Polynesians (Tongans and Samoans).
  • The Fijians have other characteristics of both Pacific races, e.g.
  • If less readily amenable to civilizing influences than their neighbours to the eastward, the Fijians show greater force of character and ingenuity.
  • The Fijians were formerly notorious for cannibalism, which may have had its origin in religion, but long before the first contact with Europeans had degenerated into gluttony.
  • The Fijians combined with this greediness a savage and merciless natures.

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