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Gentile Account, page 161

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Title A Gentile Account of Life in Utah's Dixie, 1872-73
Creator Kane, Elizabeth Wood, 1836-1909
Subject Polygamy; Mormons; Diaries
Subject Local Kane, Elizabeth Wood, 1836-1909--Diaries; Mormons--Utah--Saint George--Social life and customs; Mormon women--Utah--Saint George--Diaries; Saint George (Utah)--Social life and customs; St. George (Utah)
Description The journal of Elizabeth Kane covers the period of time she and her husband, General Thomas L. Kane, spent in St. George during the 1870's. Her particular interests were St. George and the surrounding area, Mormons and Mormonism, Indians, and the lives and roles of women. Preface and notes by Norman R. Bowen. Profile of Elizabeth Kane by Mary Karen Bowen Solomon.
Publisher Tanner Trust Fund University of Utah Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Contributors Bowen, Norman R.; Bowen-Solomon, Mary Karen; Ward, Margery W.; Cooley, Everett L.; Madsen, Brigham D.; Tyler, Lyman S.
Date 1995
Type Text
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Language eng
Relation Is part of: Utah, the Mormons, and the West, no. 14
Coverage 1872-1873
Rights Management University of Utah, Copyright 2001
Holding Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.
Source Physical Dimensions 17 cm x 23.5 cm
Source Characteristics Printed Hard Back Book
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Metadata Cataloger Kenning Arlitsch; Jan Robertson
Call Number F 834.S15 K36 1995
ARK ark:/87278/s6q81cb6
Topic Mormons; Diaries; Polygamy; Mormon women; Utah--Saint George
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Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-07
ID 328144
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6

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Title Gentile Account, page 161
Description and claptrap to attack sins known to be pet vices of any indi- vidual in the congregation. If there is anything irreverent in the Mormon addresses there is nothing irreverent in their prayers. To be sure they pray chiefly for themselves, and that the "hearts of men may be turned towards the Lord as the waters cover the channels of ' the seas," and for "the good everywhere throughout the world." I know that I understand the meaning of the prayer a little differently from them, just as I widen the meaning of the "holy church" when I join in prayer with Episcopalians, but I can unite in it heartily, and perhaps the Lord who hears it has to pardon misapprehension of His meaning in all our minds. Nor was there anything irreverent in the hymn that ended our meeting, though there was no organ, and the trained voices of the choir were unpaid. All the congregation joined in the chorus. It went to my heart. I love to see people in earnest. Monday Feb 10. It rained hard last night. It is the first season that St George has been blessed with so many gracious showers, and this morning special thanks were returned for it at prayers. The Mormons think that God is rewarding them for their faith in coming into this desert by making "the parched land become a pool and the thirsty land springs of water; in the wilderness waters break out, and streams in the desert." I was tempted to think so myself when I went out after breakfast, and felt the warm balmy air, and saw the sunshine glittering on the spring- ing grass by the little water channels, and sparkling on the dis- tant waters of the Virgen, swollen by the rain already. Peas are up in the gardens, the grass is freshly green on the banks near 161
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Source A Gentile Account of Life in Utah's Dixie, 1872-73
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Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 328120
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/328120