Button's Inn

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Roberts Brothers, 1887 - Mormon Church - 418 pages
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A story of Mormonism in the early part of the century.
 

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Page i - SOME dreams we have are nothing else but dreams, Unnatural and full of contradictions ; Yet others of our most romantic schemes Are something more than fictions. It might be only on enchanted ground ; It might be merely by a thought's expansion ; But in the spirit, or the flesh, I found An old deserted mansion. A residence for woman, child, and man, A dwelling-place — and yet no habitation ; A house — but under some prodigious ban Of excommunication.
Page 255 - But the father said to his servants, Bring forth the best robe and put it on him, and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet...
Page 344 - Entreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee: for whither thou goest I will go; thy people shall be my people and thy God my God.
Page 404 - I, the underwritten am now bound to sea, and knowing that I am mortal, like all other men, therefore declare this to be my last will and Testament. I give and bequeath all my estate, both real and personal, to my well beloved Cousin Cornelius Van Home, to him, his heirs, administrators and assigns.
Page v - Tonrgee's new story is located in tue region of Chautauqua Hills and Lake Erie Shore, at the time Just before the stage-coach gave way to the locomotive— 1815 to 1830. In the volume only the name and situation of the original Button's Inn have been retained. He says : "The life of this region, in which the story Is located, during the later years of the Inn, was precisely that from which MormonUm sprang.

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