Journal, 1832–1834

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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this with some other little things such as a selfish and indipendance of mind which to[o] often manifest distroys the confidence of those who would lay down their lives for him but notwithstanding these things he is <a> very great and good man a man of great power of words and can <gain> the friendship of his hearrers very quick he is a man whom god will uphold if he will continue faithful to his calling O God grant that he may for the Lords sake Amen [p. 21]
This, with some other little things such as a selfish and independent mind which, too often manifest , destroys the confidence of those who would lay down their lives for him . But notwithstanding these things, he is a very great and good man, a man of great power of words, and can gain the friendship of his hearers very quickly. He is a man whom God will uphold if he will continue faithful to his calling. O God, grant that he may for the Lord’s sake. Amen. [p. 21]
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