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THE SONG OF RUHERO; A TALE OF TAHITI: DEDICATION, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ori, my brother in the island mode
Last Line: Teriitera
Alternate Author Name(s): Stevenson, Robert Lewis Balfour
Subject(s): Tahiti


TO ORI A ORI
Ori, my brother in the island mode,
In every tongue and meaning much my friend,
This story of your country and your clan,
In your loved house, your too much honoured guest,
I made in English. Take it, being done;
And let me sign it with the name you gave.
TERIITERA





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