The Mormon prophet and his harem: or, An authentic history of Brigham Young, his numerous wives and children (Google eBook)

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J.S. Goodman and Co., 1867 - Religion - 318 pages
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Page 217 - It hath been said, whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorcement. But I §ay unto you, that whosoever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, causeth her to commit adultery ; and whosoever shall marry her that is divorced, committeth adultery.
Page 252 - shall eat the herb of the field ; in the sweat of thy face shall thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for thou out of the ground wast taken; know thy birth; for dust thou art, and shall to dust return.
Page 236 - And the thing was grievous in Abraham's sight, because of his son. And God said unto Abraham, ' Let it not be grievous in thy sight, because of the lad, and because of thy bond-woman ; in all that Sarah hath said unto thee, hearken unto her voice; for in Isaac shall
Page 132 - He was a man Who stole the livery of the Court of Heaven To serve the Devil in; in virtue's guise Devoured the widow's house and orphan's bread; In holy phrase, transacted villanies That common sinners durst not meddle with.
Page 252 - shall eat thereof all the days of thy life; thorns also and thistles it shall bring thee forth unbid; and thou shall eat the herb of the field ; in the sweat of thy face shall thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for thou out of the ground wast taken; know thy birth; for dust thou art, and shall
Page 235 - handmaid, an Egyptian, whose name was Hagar. And Sarai said unto Abram, 'Behold now the Lord hath restrained me from bearing; I pray thee go in unto my maid ; it may be that I may obtain children by her.
Page 250 - art; from sin and blame entire; I, from the influence of thy looks, receive access in every virtue. Why shouldst not thou like sense within thee feel when I am present, and thy trial choose with me, — best witness of thy virtue tried.
Page 165 - 4. . . . Inasmuch as this church of Christ has been reproached with the crime of fornication and polygamy ; we declare that we believe that one man should have one wife; and one •woman but one husband, except in case of death, when either is at liberty to marry again.
Page 250 - O sacred, wise, and wisdom-giving plant; mother of science! Now I feel thy power within me clear, not only to discern things in their causes, but to trace the ways of highest agents, deemed however wise. Queen of "this
Page 169 - And again, as pertaining to the law of the priesthood: if any man espouse a virgin, and desire to espouse another, and the first gives her consent; and if he espouse the second, and they are virgins, and have vowed to

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