Artemus Ward: (His Travels) Among the Mormons ... (Google eBook)

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John Camden Hotten, 1865 - American wit and humor - 192 pages
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Page 87 - Go ye, therefore, and do the works of Abraham ; enter ye into my law, and ye shall be saved.
Page 92 - Verily, if a man be called of my Father, as was Aaron, by mine own voice, and by the voice of him that sent me ; and I have endowed him with the keys of the power of this Priesthood, if he do anything in my name, and according to my law, and by my word, he will not commit sin, and I will justify him.
Page 89 - And verily, verily, I say unto you, that whatsoever you seal on earth, shall be sealed in heaven; and whatsoever you bind on earth, in my name, and by my word, saith the Lord, it shall be eternally bound in the heavens; and whosesoever sins you remit on earth, shall be remitted eternally in the heavens ; and whosesoever sins you retain on earth, shall be retained in heaven.
Page 82 - ... mine anointed whom I have appointed on the earth to hold this power, (and I have appointed unto my servant Joseph to hold this power in the last days, and there is never but one on the earth at a time on whom this power and the keys of...
Page 90 - Verily I say unto you, a commandment I give unto mine handmaid Emma Smith, your wife, whom I have given unto you, that she stay herself, and partake not of that which I commanded you to offer unto her ; for I did it, saith the Lord, to prove you all, as I did Abraham...
Page 151 - Dear daughters-in-law," said Reginald's mother, " how unseemly is this anger. Mules is five hundred dollars a span, and every identical mule my poor boy had has been gobbled up by the red man. I knew when my Reginald staggered into the dooryard that he was on the Die, but if I'd only thunk to ask him about them mules ere his gentle spirit took flight, it would have been four thousand dollars in our pockets, and no mistake ! Excuse those real tears, but you've never felt a parent's feelin's.-" " It's...
Page 87 - Hagar to Abraham, to wife. And why did she do it? Because this was the law, and from Hagar sprang many people. This, therefore, was fulfilling, among other things, the promises. Was Abraham therefore, under condemnation ? Verily, I say unto you, Nay; for I the Lord, commanded it.
Page 81 - And verily I say unto you, that the conditions of this law are these : All covenants, contracts, bonds, obligations, oaths, vows, performances, connections, associations, or expectations, that are not made, and entered into, and sealed, by the Holy Spirit...
Page 91 - And I command mine handmaid, Emma Smith, to abide and cleave unto my servant Joseph, and to none else. But if she will not abide this commandment, she shall be destroyed, saith the Lord ; for I am the Lord thy God, and will destroy her if she abide not in my law...
Page xxiv - And my wives have got to do one of two things ; either round up their shoulders to endure the afflictions of this world, and live their religion, or they may leave, for I will not have them about me. I will go into Heaven alone, rather than have scratching and fighting around me. I will set all at liberty. " What, first wife too?" Yes, I will liberate you all. " ' I know what my women will say ; they will say, " you can have as many women as you please, Brigham.

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