You sing out, him fella brother belong you die too much," the white man went on in threatening tones.
Take um big fella look along Jessie," he commanded.
One fella schooner long way little bit," he announced.
Maybe Jessie, maybe other fella schooner," came the faltering admission.
Suppose 'm you take 'm me along canoe, washee-washee, me give 'm you fella boy two stick tobacco.
Suppose 'm you no like 'm five stick then you fella boy go to hell close up.
Big fella shark-fish, that fella leg stop 'm along him," the ancient grinned, exposing a horrible aperture of toothlessness for a mouth.
This fella Bunster, him good fella you like too much?
Mauki did his work throughly, and the kanakas, hiding in their houses, heard the "big fella noise" that Bunster made and continued to make for an hour or more.
He could see him yet, his queer little monkeyish face eloquent with fear, his back burdened with specimen cases, in his hands Bassett's butterfly net and naturalist's shot-gun, as he quavered, in Beche-de-mer English: "Me fella too much fright along bush.
That big fella noise no good, all the same devil-devil," Sagawa had adjudged.
There was little Vibi, only twelve years old--he waited on me--and when his back was cut in shreds and I wept over him, he would only laugh and say, 'Short time little bit I take 'm head belong big fella