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The Miles

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneer
Publisher Snow College
Date 1990
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6k64g79
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323884
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6k64g79

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Title The Miles
Description They asked each other riddles such a3: "Who was the fastest runner in the world?" Answer: "Adam, because he was the first in the human race," "Why do you go to bed?" Answer: "Because it can't cone to you." "Why are corn and potatoes like the idols of old?" Answer: "Because corn has ears and hears not, and potatoes have eyes and see not." "What is the largest room in the world?" Answer: "Room for improvement." The night after hunting for the horses, the men. ¦became unusually hilarious and loud, llext norning, the cattle had been fed, meals had been eaten, prayers had been said, and the company was waiting to be called to proceed on the journey. Instead, Brother Brigham called all of them together, took roll call and proceeded to address them in this manner: "I think I will take for my text to preach ray serraon from the3e words: I am about to revolt from traveling with this camp any further with the spirit they now possess. I had rather risk myself among the savages with ten nen that are men of faith, men of mighty prayer, men of God, than to be with this whole camp when they forget God and turn their hearts to folly and wickedness. For a week past nearly the whole canp has been card-playing, and checker playing, and dominoes have occupied the attention of the brethren, and dancing and'hoeing down* - all this has been the act continually. How it is guite time to quit it. And there have been trials of lawsuits upon every nonsensical thing; and if these things are suffered to go on, it will be but a short time before you will be fighting, knocking each other down and talcing life. It is high time it was stopped." He reminded them of their responsibilities of 101
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323872
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6k64g79/323872