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William Hepworth Dixon, White Conquest: Volume 1 37 1 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 6 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 2 2 Browse Search
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William Hepworth Dixon, White Conquest: Volume 1, Chapter 20: White Indians. (search)
he priesthood; and an elder so remiss in duty was unable to get on. That rage in favour of plurality is past. Some leaders have renounced the practice, others have denounced the dogma, of polygamy. Elder Jennings is living with a single wife; Stenhouse, Elder no longer, is living with a single wife. Why should not plural families increase? asks Taylor, in a tone which begs the whole question of fact and theory, this increase is the will of heaven. We have to live our faith out openly bchange of view set in. Some elders, including Godbe, Walker, Harrison, and Lawrence, began a new movement, favouring liberty of trade and leading up towards liberty of thought. They tried to bring in science, and to found a critical magazine. Stenhouse was of their party, though he had not yet seceded from his Church. Belief in polygamy as a divine institution was the first thing to go down. On turning to the original seer, these critics found good reason to conclude that plurality was one
William Hepworth Dixon, White Conquest: Volume 1, Chapter 21: polygamy. (search)
ch, have either seceded or been expelled. Stenhouse has not only fallen from the ranks, but withnear the throne. To get still nearer, Elder Stenhouse proposed to Zina, one of the prophet's daughr as his child. Before he spoke to Young, Stenhouse believed that he had won his prize. Zina was an actress, Stenhouse a dramatic critic, with a popular journal in his hands. More pretty thingsorms no part of his kingdom, you know, urged Stenhouse, in reply to his wife's jests and jeers. Onced the new movement, and the prophet wanted Stenhouse to abuse these enemies of his church. But SStenhouse was dependent on his advertisers, the great and small traders of the city, nearly all of wem ; if one won't have him, another will. Stenhouse suspected Brigham of opposing him. He shewedof favour, applied to Young for a divorce. Stenhouse consented, and the deed was signed. A newa rich Mormon elder, and the two children of Stenhouse live in her new home. She has tried all [7 more...]