Chambers's Repository of Instructive and Amusing Tracts, Volume 4

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Lippincott, Grambo [& Company,], 1854
 

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Page 10 - It gave a detailed account of their journey from Jerusalem, by land and sea, till they arrived in America, under the command of NEPHI and LEHI.
Page 11 - We believe in the literal gathering of Israel and in the restoration of the Ten Tribes; that Zion will be built upon this continent; that Christ will reign personally upon the earth; and that the earth will be renewed and receive its paradisiacal glory.
Page 20 - Equally in his new, as in his old home, his language keeps him under the hatches, being one in which he can neither acquire nor communicate the necessary information.
Page 3 - They told me that all the religious denominations were believing in incorrect doctrines, and that none of them was acknowledged of God as his church and kingdom. And I was expressly commanded to •
Page 24 - Which strike ev'n eyes incurious ; but each moss, Each shell, each crawling insect, holds a rank Important in the plan of Him who framed This scale of beings ; holds a rank which lost Would break the chain, and leave behind a gap Which Nature's self would rue.
Page 4 - At the bottom of this lay a stone of suitable size, the upper surface being smooth. At each edge was placed a large quantity of cement, and into this cement, at the four edges of this stone, were placed erect four others, their bottom edges resting in the cement at the outer edges of the first stone. The four...
Page 7 - Each took the example as their chieftains led, With naked feet the hallowed soil they tread : Each throws his martial ornaments aside, The crested helmets with their plumy pride : To humble thoughts their lofty hearts they bend, And down their cheeks the pious tears descend...
Page 15 - And now, concerning the gathering. Let the bishop and the agent make preparations for those families which have been commanded to come to this land, as soon as possible, and plant them in their inheritance. And unto the residue of both elders and members, further directions shall be given hereafter. Even so. Amen.
Page 12 - Aaron, which holds the keys of the ministering of angels, and of the gospel of repentance, and of baptism by immersion, for the remission of sins; and this shall never be taken again from the earth, until the sons of Levi do offer again an offering unto the Lord in righteousness.
Page 31 - Since, and Maryland. The townships are commonly about eight miles in extent. Each town is a corporation, its affairs being managed by officers chosen by the inhabitants. Courts of monthly and quarter sessions are held in each county. The civil business of the county is administered by four superintendents appointed by the president •with the advice and consent of the senate.

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