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Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Lance Bertelsen The first descriptions of Hawaiian surfing were written by David Samwell, surgeon of HMS Discovery , and James King, second lieutenant of HMS Resolution , in the months bracketing Captain James Cook’s death at Kealakekua Bay on 14 February 1779. In his journal entry for 22 January...
Journal Article
Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (3): 60–75.
Published: 01 September 2007
... who would indulge themselves, for a time, in a pensive melancholy. . . . Nothing can be conceiv’d more dismally solemn, than to hear the silence of the still night destroy’d by the surf of the sea beating on the shore, together with the violent roaring of the sea-lions repeated all...