At the far end of the town of Papeete, three such men were seated on the beach under a purao-tree.
He owes so much that there isn't a merchant in Papeete who isn't interested in his welfare.
All had done well, and all were looking forward to a rest-off and a good time in Papeete.
Here Strickland lived, coming seldom to Papeete, on the produce of the land.
Foot-sore and weary, I approached a stable from which thrice a week stages were despatched to Papeete.
The view of Papeete and the sea was magnificent, but the outlook was not encouraging.
Meanwhile the boat which carried the news of her yielding, sped for the port of Papeete.
As late as 1856, the schooner Sarah Ann sailed from Papeete and was seen no more.
The woman had danced then at Papeete, the cross roads, the little Paris of mid-seas.
Life in Papeete starts at five o'clock, when the market opens.