Lucy Mack Smith, History, 1845

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the house; but Joseph was more distressed than the rest, for he better understood the consequences of disobedience. And he continued walking back and forth, meanwhile weeping and groaning <grieving>, until about sunset; when, by much persuasion he took a little nourishment.
The next morning he set out for home. We parted with heavy hearts; for it now appeared that all which we had so fondly anticipated, and which had been the source of so much joy secret gratification was in a moment fled, and fled forever.
 
Chapter 26
Chap. 26.
 
perfidy
 
I will now give a sketch of the proceedings of during the two weeks in which he was absent from Joseph.
After Leaving Joseph, he arrived at home with the manuscript in safety. Soon after which he exhibited the manuscript to his and family. His was so pleased with it, that she gave him the privilege of locking it up in her own set of drawers; which was a special favor for she had [p. 132]
the house; but Joseph was more distressed than the rest, for he better understood the consequences of disobedience. And he continued walking back and forth, meanwhile weeping and grieving, until about sunset; when, by much persuasion he took a little nourishment.
The next morning he set out for home. We parted with heavy hearts; for it now appeared that all which we had so fondly anticipated, and which had been the source of so much secret gratification was in a moment fled, and fled forever.
 
Chapter 26
Chap. 26.
 
perfidy
 
I will now give a sketch of the proceedings of during the two weeks in which he was absent from Joseph.
Leaving Joseph, he arrived at home with the manuscript in safety. Soon after which he exhibited the manuscript to his and family. His was so pleased with it, that she gave him the privilege of locking it up in her own set of drawers; which was a special favor for she had [p. 132]
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