Saint Abe and His Seven Wives: A Tale of Salt Lake City

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George Routledge and Sons, 1872 - Mormon Church - 169 pages
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Page 147 - twould be improper, I go a pilgrim, strong and poor, without a single copper. Unto my Widows I outreach my property completely. There's modest competence for each, if it is managed neatly. That, Brother, is a labour left to your sagacious keeping ; — Comfort them, comfort the bereft...
Page 128 - Most female illnesses take place thro' far too warm a diet ; Unto her give your fleshly kiss, calm, kind, and patronising, Then — soar to your own sphere of bliss, before her heart gets rising ! Don't fail to let her see full clear, how in your saintly station The Flesh is but your nigger here obeying your dictation ; And tho...
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Page 15 - em soft as any pigeon, With lies and rubbish and religion ; Don't talk of flesh and blood and feeling, But Holy Ghost and blessed healing; Don't name things in too plain a way, Look a heap warmer than you say, Make 'em believe...
Page 42 - I'm with you there, indeed :— it's been the best of nusses ; Polygamy is to our creed what meat and drink to us is. Destroy that notion any day, and all the rest is brittle, And Mormondom dies clean away like one in want of vittle. It's meat and drink, it's life, it's power ! to heaven its breath doth win us! It warms our vitals every hour ! it's Holy Ghost within us ! Jest lay that notion on the shelf, and all life's springs are frozen I I've half a dozen wives myself, and wish I had a dozen I...
Page 104 - Graee abounding and Wives to show it ! Holy is he beyond compare Who tills his acres and takes his blessing. Who sees around him everywhere Sisters soothing and babes caressing. And his delight is Heaven's as well. For swells he not the ranks of the chosen ? FEMININE WHISPERS. Martha is growing a handsome geL . . . Three at a birth ? — that makes the dozen. THE PROPHET. Learning's a shadow, and books a jest, One Book's a Light, but the rest are human. The kind of study that I think best Is the...
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Page 116 - Light ! — don't let my state distress you, \Vhile from the depths of darkest night I cry, ' Farewell ! God bless you ! ' 1 don't deserve a parting tear, nor even a malediction, Too weak to fill a saintly sphere, I yield to my affliction ; Down like a cataract I shoot into the depths below you ; While you stand wondering and mute, my last adieu I throw you ; Commending to your blessed care my wellbeloved spouses, My debts (there's plenty and to spare to pay them), lands, and houses, My sheep, my...
Page 8 - Stood larfing, hands upon her hips ; And when upon her rosy lips I put my mouth and gave her one, She'd cuff me, and enjy the fun I She was a widow young and tight, Her chap had died in a free fight, And here she lived, and round her had Two chicks, three brothers, and her dad, All making money fast as hay, And doing better every day. Waal I guess tho...

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