I had had some experience in blackbirding before I went pearling in the Paumotus.
I sailed in the teak-built ketch, the Minota, on a blackbirding cruise to Malaita, and I took my wife along.
A man might have been made by copra or by pearls—or by blackbirding.
What, and be sent down here hunting after the blackbirding blackguards?
The traders were only too glad to get new recruits without the expense of blackbirding them.
Whalers introduced a terrible disease; Bully Hayes, as will be presently related, found it a virgin field for "blackbirding."
A Solomon Islander, who had got there during the days when blackbirding or kidnapping was common, moved among them.