Roughing It
Breath, He Died. And It Came To Pass That Coriantumr Fell To The Earth, And Became As If He Had No Life. And The Lord Spake Unto Ether, And Said Unto Him, Go Forth. And He Went Forth, And Beheld That The Words Of The Lord Had All Been Fulfilled; And He Finished His Record; And The Hundredth Part I Have Not Written.

It seems a pity he did not finish, for after all his dreary former chapters of commonplace, he stopped just as he was in danger of becoming interesting.

The Mormon Bible is rather stupid and tiresome to read, but there is nothing vicious in its teachings. Its code of morals is unobjectionable- -it is “smouched” [Milton] from the New Testament and no credit given.


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