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Going to Xanadu

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 10
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1978
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323735
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6pz56z9

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Title Going to Xanadu
Description yards, it spredd out more and lost a little of its forces. When Father and the boys arrived from the west fields, Elnora ran towards them. She threw her arms around Father. No longer could she retain her feelings and she just sobbed. "Why us? Why us? Why do all the troubles come to us?" He held her tightly, but no words would come, as he tried to reassure her with gentle pats on the back, for he too wondered how much more they could endure. Just then a very ill neighbor was helped to where Elnora and Father were standing. "Elnora, I couldn't help overhearing what you just said. I think we were all asking the same question, 'Why did this have to happen to us?' I can't answer the question, but I do know that to us you are 3 pillar of strength. We all pray that God will give you the courage to carry on for without your good example we would all give up." Source: Taken from verbal and written material of Elnora Jenkins. Also verbal descriptions from Hirinda Brady and Loyal Graham. GOING TO XANADU Davi d Ros i er Moroni, Utah Honorable Mention Short Story When I was younger, I thought constantly of Xanadu. For thought "Kubla Khan" and Coleridge were perhaps the world's greatest. A vision like Coleridge had of Xanadu would be marvelous, and I, who thought myself part of it, would be equally marvelous--forever young, forever the same. That is not an uncommon bsl i ef for a young man. Not everyone agreed that Xanadu was the romantic Utopia. Violet Kesterson, for example, hated the idea. It was her -49-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol. 10
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323649
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6pz56z9/323649