Life of Brigham Young: Or, Utah and Her Founders (Google eBook)

Front Cover
1877 - Mormon Church - 566 pages
0 Reviews
  

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 192 - continued composition, as from a manifold genius. "Thy watchmen shall lift up their voice; with " the voice together shall they sing; and they shall " see eye to eye when the Lord shall bring again " Zion." This was fulfilled to those Anglo-American pioneers that day. They were the watchmen ! With the voice together they sang the theme, and did literally shout their hosannas;
Page 441 - for Oregon ; and there shall also be appointed a United States Marshal for the Territory of Utah, who shall execute all processes issuing from said Courts, when exercising their jurisdiction as Circuit and District Courts of the United States. He shall perform the same duties and be subject to the same pay as the Marshal of the present
Page 436 - So, too, it will hardly be contended that Congress could by law quarter a soldier in a house in a Territory without the consent of the owner, in time of peace; nor in time of war, except in a manner prescribed by law.
Page 194 - and to the house of the God of Jacob ; and he " will teach us of his ways ; and we will walk in his " paths ; for the law shall go forth out of Zion, and " the word of the Lord out of Jerusalem. " And he shall judge among many people, and " rebuke strong nations afar off; and they shall beat " their swords into plough shares, and
Page 441 - and whose duty it shall be to prosecute in such district all delinquents for crimes or offences cognizable under the authority of the United States, and all civil actions in which the United States shall be concerned, except in the Supreme Court. And by the
Page 217 - We, the people, grateful to the Supreme Being for the blessings hitherto enjoyed, and feeling our dependence on Him for a continuation of those blessings, do ordain and establish a free and independent government by the name of the State of Deseret, including all the Territory of the United States within the following boundaries, to wit: commencing at the 33d
Page 2 - be sincere. While others walk in formulas and " hearsays, contented enough to dwell there, this " man could not screen himself in formulas ; he was " alone with his own soul and the reality of things. " The great mystery of existence, as I said, glared " in upon him, with its terrors, with its splendors.
Page 371 - and misery of many souls. The day will come that war will be poured out upon all nations, beginning at that place ; for, behold the Southern States shall be divided against the Northern States, and the Southern States will call on other nations, even the nation of Great Britain, as it is called, and they shall also call
Page 291 - in the same year, as well as to the great truth embodied in the declaration of independence, that ' governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed,' could be and was endorsed by Americans, so long as the usurped power was exercised in justice. And the portion of that illegal legislation copied into ' organic acts
Page 288 - Territory to hold themselves in readiness to march at a moment's notice to repel any and all such invasion. 3d.—Martial law is hereby declared to exist in this Territory, from and after the publication of this proclamation, and no person shall be allowed to

Bibliographic information