I know that your food is done, but I can give you plenty of fish and taro.
On a May-day of sunshine like the present, the Taro is a gentle stream.
They did not, however, neglect their taro fields; and I was sent out as usual to work.
Still we can obtain no information from Taro; he only says, “You will see, you will see.”
Taro understands their language, which is much like that of Tahiti and his own country.
Taro warns us that they are about to commence an assault on the vessel.
I asked Taro whether he had ever eaten any of his fellow-creatures.
Taro says he had grown weary of life, and they did it to please him.
Yams and taro, and a fowl now and then, will be my food until the ship comes.
McElroy found bitterns in taro patches at Truk in December, 1945.