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The Warning

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 16
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1984
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
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 324751
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6j67f3x

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Title The Warning
Description then Fa just naturally gets a prompt and fair warning. With that in Bind, it's easy to see why Pa mains the unreasonable brag that the more wives and kids be has, the safer be is. So as a family we're close, mighty close. It gives a. body a good feeling, Just knowing there are a few folks out there who love and can be depended upon. As far as I've ever been able to tell, there isn't any trouble too big tbat a few of ob Soderbergs can't handle it. Anyway, when kids first become adults, they fall in and out of love pretty regular. It's painful, but Pa says it's also necessary, for tbat is how a person discovers who truly and completely loves who. Once that discovery is made, trust is established, two folks pair off and ultimately get married, and the family as a point of reference is established again. Then those two can sort of let their hair down in front of each other. They each see the other'b true person, and they love and trust in spite of all the superficiary daily annoyances. Then when kids cone along, they too feel the trust, and as they grow they always know there is at least one place where they can find security and support. As far as my relationship with Ida Has was concerned, I suppose I was still learning who really loved ne and who I could trust. But now I was in misery, for all along I'd had such good feelings about that little gal. I'd been certain as death and tithing that I loved her, and here I'd learned that I couldn't trust her at all! She'd turned against me like I was kith and kin of Governor Lilburn V. Bogga, (the good Christian gentleman who had issued his extermination order against all Mormons in Missouri back in 18)8), and that was about the sane as saying I was linked up personal with the devil. It made a feller want to lie down and lick his wounds, it pained that bad. "Veil, ol' hose," I growled, " reckon you and I ain't needed too badly here in fountain Green. Hot after tonight. Suppose we take these supplies and get on up to the hard and...." And that was when I realized that I had accidentally ridden home. I hadn't meant to. I'd meant to leave town and strike out for Zene Hill's sheep camp up in the Uinta Houn-taine where I worked as camp tender. But now that I was suddenly to home, the thought of my feather tick was too ¦nob, and I couldn't turn sway from it. Of course the house was dark, for it was near two in the morning! but I put my old horse in the corral, took off the -22-
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6j67f3x/324736