Discourse, 21 February 1843, as Reported by Willard Richards

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for that the pagans and the pagan prophetts to feel more our prosperity is curious. I am almost converted to his doctrine, “he has prophecied if these buildings go down it will curse the place.” I verily know it is true. Let us build the templ. there may be some speculatins about Nauvoo house. say some— some say because we live on the hill we must build up this part on the hill. does that coat fit you ? pretty well! put it on then. this is the way people swell like the ox or toad.
They’l come down under the hill among little folks brother Joseph how I love you— and get up opposition. & sing names to strangers & scoundrels &c [p. [203]]
that the pagans and the pagan prophetts to feel more our prosperity is curious. I am almost converted to his doctrine, “he has prophecied if these buildings go down it will curse the place.” I verily know it is true. Let us build the templ. there may be some speculatins about Nauvoo house. say some— some say because we live on the hill we must build up this part on the hill. does that coat fit you ? pretty well! put it on then. this is the way people swell like the ox or toad.
They’l come down under the hill among little folks brother Joseph how I love you— and get up opposition. & sing names to strangers & scoundrels &c [p. [203]]
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